In 1888, Annie Oakley shot the ash off a cigarette held by German Kaiser Wilhelm II. Twenty-six years later, at the start of World War I, she sent him a letter requesting a second shot.
Vladimir Danchev, a Soviet radio news presenter, called on the people of Afghanistan to resist the Soviet invasion. He was immediately taken off the air and committed to an asylum.
During the First World War, starving wolves gathered in great numbers near Russian and German fighting forces, causing the two armies to form a temporary truce to fight off the animals.
In Liechtenstein’s last military engagement in 1866, none of the 80 soldiers sent were injured, and that in fact 81 returned, including a new Italian “friend”.
Nazi leaders were given an IQ test during their War Crimes trial and were all deemed “intelligent enough to have known better.”
In 1939 a ship carrying 930 Jewish refugees seeking asylum from Nazi persecution was turned away from Cuba, the United States, and Canada.
During WWII, Japan bombed China with fleas infected with bubonic plague.
U.S. gang-related graffiti has shown up in Iraq since the beginning of the Iraq war in 2003.
The IRS manual contains information on how to tax people during nuclear war.