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Vol. 32, No. 2




The message was only ninety-nine words long, but it took more than sixteen hours to transmit it from Ireland to Newfoundland.



- Imaginative Spies Fool Nazis

The purpose of Operation Mincemeat was to deceive the Axis powers into thinking that the Allies would invade Greece.


- Women's Suffrage Movement Turns Violent In Britain

Christabel responded by slapping one policeman's face.


- Napoleon Invades Russia

As the Russians retreated steadily eastward, they destroyed all food supplies along their path.


- Coffee Comes to the Caribbean

Most of the world's coffee supply was controlled by Arab merchants in Yemen.





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