Which WW2 belligerents provided military brothels?

Military brothels (German: Militärbordelle) were set up by Nazi Germany during World War II throughout much of occupied Europeoccupied EuropeGerman-occupied Europe refers to the sovereign countries of Europe which were wholly or partly occupied and civil-occupied (including puppet governments) by the military forces and the government of Nazi Germany at various times between 1939 and …

Did the ancient Chinese use an ink covered finger to sign documents?

The ancient Babylonians pressed the tips of their fingertips into clay to record business transactions. The Chinese used ink-on-paper finger impressions for business and to help identify their children. However, fingerprints weren’t used as a method for identifying criminals until the 19th century. What did ancient Chinese use inked fingerprints in? The Chinese were the …

Why Sulla general slaughtered inhabitants of Praeneste?

Did Sulla destroy the republic? In the end Sulla destroyed the foundations upon which the Republic had been based by his march on Rome, by his proscriptions and by his dictatorship. Sulla’s dictatorship and regal pretentions in particular were antithetical to the entire project of the Republic which was precisely to prevent the return of …

Who was the first Russian in space (not Soviet)?

“Yuri Gagarin: 50th anniversary of the first man in space”. Who was the first woman to go in space? Valentina Tereshkova First woman in space: Valentina Tereshkova html”>Valentina Tereshkova</a>, blazed a trail for the many female spaceflyers who would follow. &#xA0;Tereshkova, a Soviet cosmonaut, was selected from more than 400 applicants to launch on the …

When did people first recognize the estimate sizes/scales and nature of celestial bodies?

The first documented records of systematic astronomical observations date back to the Assyro-Babylonians around 1000 BCE. From this cradle of civilisation in Mesopotamia – in the southern part of present-day Iraq – astronomers had built up knowledge of the celestial bodies and recorded their periodic motions. When was celestial discovered? 17th century. Galileo discovered the …