A Study Of History

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Those Who Cannot Remember The Past Are Condemned To Repeat It.                                                 George Santayana

Never forget that any of this could happen again!

Table of Content

  • Disease  
  • War

DISEASE

Analyzing the past to protect our future: discussing the 1918 flu pandemic at ASM Biothreats

https://www.asm.org/index.php/mbiosphere/item/7118-analyzing-the-past-to-protect-our-future-discussing-the-1918-flu-pandemic-at-asm-biothreats?utm_content=bufferb4dee&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Wells and Wellness Part I: The History of Cholera

https://www.asm.org/index.php/general-science-blog/item/7122-wells-and-wellness-part-i-the-history-of-cholera

17th Century Variola Virus Reveals the Recent History of Smallpox: Current Biology

http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(16)31324-0

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Current Biology Full Report.Current Biology Full Report.

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Lazzaretto Vecchio and the battle against the bubonic plague – Abandoned Spaces

https://www.abandonedspaces.com/public/lazzaretto-vecchio.htmlhttps://www.abandonedspaces.com/public/lazzaretto-vecchio.html

The Anti-Vaccine Movement Is Forgetting the Polio Epidemic – The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/10/the-anti-vaccine-movement-is-forgetting-the-polio-epidemic/381986/

More than 80 years after her death, Marie Curie’s remains and personal items are still dangerously radioactive

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/02/27/marie-curie/

Broad Street Cholera Pump – London, England – Atlas Obscura

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/broad-street-cholera-pump

History of Mosquito-borne Diseases in the United States.

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/c53c3109-4c54-4e18-aa7b-6c053aaf08f5

The Spanish Flu a Century Later: 2018 Is Not That Different from 1918 | Center for Strategic and International Studies

https://www.csis.org/analysis/spanish-flu-century-later-2018-not-different-1918

The world defeated smallpox. Why does polio still exist? – The Boston Globe

http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2018/03/09/the-world-defeated-smallpox-why-does-polio-still-exist/AQgmpXyENYHojEjVkvenjP/story.html

Bioterrorism at the salad bar: 30 years ago in US history – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/bioterrorism-at-the-salad-bar-30-years-ago-in-us-history-19227/

The forgotten “sleepy sickness” epidemic transformed victims into living statues, speechless and motionless, and scientists still don’t understand it

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/02/03/sleepy-sickness/

When Rome Fell, the Culprits Were Climate and Disease. Sound Familiar?

https://undark.org/article/book-review-harper-fate-of-rome/

Radium Girls, female factory workers exposed to radium poisoning without their knowledge, were even encouraged to lick radium paintbrushes

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/01/01/radium-girls-2/

Be Thankful For Modern Medicine – The Army Itch And Other Scary Civil War Maladies

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/american-civil-war/civil-war-maladies-make-thankful.html

Old Mining Town: From the A Bomb to abandonment – the whole town was torn apart and buried in order to prevent an environmental hazard – Abandoned Spaces

https://www.abandonedspaces.com/towns/a-bomb-to-abandonment.html

On this day in history: 1979 Soviet anthrax outbreak | SOFREP

https://sofrep.com/101487/on-this-day-in-history-russian-anthrax-outbreak/

The beak-nosed plague-doctor mask that continues to terrify was invented in the 17th century because of bad smells

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https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/01/18/beak-nosed-plague-doctor-mask/

8 Horrifying Revelations That Will Change Your View of London Forever

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http://historycollection.co/8-horrifying-revelations-will-change-view-london-forever/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Ads&utm_campaign=8-horrifying-revelations-that-will-change-your-view-of-londo-Mobile

One-Million-Liter Test Sphere – Frederick, Maryland – Atlas Obscura

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https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/onemillionliter-test-sphere

Deadly diseases: epidemics throughout history

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https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2014/10/health/epidemics-through-history/

How Opioids Were Used as Weapons During the Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis – HISTORY

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Special forces soldiers carrying out hostages from the Moscow theatre after the three-day stand off. (Credit: Anton Denisov/AFP/Getty Images)
https://www.history.com/news/opioid-chemical-weapons-moscow-theater-hostage-crisis?cmpid=FACEBOOK_FBPAGE__20180526&linkId=52211026

The Terrible Tale of Typhoid Mary – Past Medical History

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Typhoid Mary’ in a 1909 illustration that appeared in The New York American
https://www.pastmedicalhistory.co.uk/the-terrible-tale-of-typhoid-mary/

Oldest bubonic plague genome decoded | EurekAlert! Science News

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IMAGE: Double burial of the two plague victims in the Samara region, Russia.
Credit: V.V. Kondrashin and V.A. Tsybin; Spyrou et al. 2018. Analysis of 3,800-year-old Yersinia pestis genomes suggests Bronze Age origin for bubonic plague. Nature Communications.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-06/mpif-obp060618.php#.WxpJupiCSa0.facebook

The 1918 Flu Pandemic: Why It Matters 100 Years Later | | Blogs | CDC

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https://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2018/05/1918-flu/?platform=hootsuite

Deadly diseases: epidemics throughout history – CNN.com

http://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2014/10/health/epidemics-through-history/

The Remarkable Story of Eyam, the Village that Stopped The Plague of 1666.

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https://historycollection.co/the-remarkable-story-of-eyam-the-village-that-stopped-the-plague-of-1666/

The remains of a leprosy victim from 5th century Britain leads to new research findings, including the role of red squirrels

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Skeletal remains from Great Chesterford showing evidence of
leprosy. This is the oldest known case of leprosy in the United Kingdom./Photo credit:/Sarah Inskip
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/05/11/leprosy-victim/

Genghis Khan’s Mongol horde probably had rampant Hepatitis B | Ars Technica

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The battle of Liegnitz, 1241. From a medieval manuscript of the Hedwig legend.
https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/05/genghis-khans-mongol-horde-probably-had-rampant-hepatitis-b/

The Great War’s greatest killer | Chatham House – posted 8/23/18

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Nurses care for victims of the Spanish Flu in tents at Lawrence, Massachusetts, in 1918
https://www.chathamhouse.org/publications/twt/great-war-s-greatest-killer?utm_source=Chatham%20House&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=9742325_CH%20Newsletter%20-%2010.08.2018&utm_content=War-CTA&dm_i=1S3M,5ST85,S4K049,MN4YO,1

The Exploitative History of One of the World’s Deadliest Diseases – posted 9/22/18

https://howwegettonext.com/the-exploitative-history-of-one-of-the-worlds-deadliest-diseases-925fcef89071?gi=4509899549c9

When Anthrax-Laced Letters Terrorized the Nation – HISTORY – posted 10/10/18

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https://www.history.com/news/anthrax-attacks-terrorism-letters

 

WAR

The U.S. had “Backpack Nukes” that would be carried to battlefields during the cold war

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/backpack-nukes.html

How the unlucky Lucky Dragon birthed an era of nuclear fear | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

https://thebulletin.org/how-unlucky-lucky-dragon-birthed-era-nuclear-fear11546?platform=hootsuite

Unit 731 – When humans lost their humanity – Abandoned Spaces

https://www.abandonedspaces.com/public/unit-731-when-humans-lost-their-humanity.html

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The dark story behind Japan’s WWII “Rabbit Island” – Abandoned Spaces

https://www.abandonedspaces.com/uncategorized/rabbit-island.html

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Just’ 10 Japanese Atrocities From World War II

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/history/japanese-atrocities-from-wwii.html

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Operation Cherry Blossoms at Night, The WW2 Japanese Plan to Unleash Biological Warfare on the USA

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/world-war-ii/operation-cherry-blossoms-at-night.html

“Evacuate the children, put up the blackout curtains, kill the cat”: The mass pet killings of 1939

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/03/02/mass-pet-killings-of-1939-2/

 Smallpox and the Conquest of Mexico | Past Medical History

https://www.pastmedicalhistory.co.uk/smallpox-and-the-conquest-of-mexico/

In 1985, a Russian Submarine Created an Atomic Disaster. The Radiation Lingers to This Day. | The National Interest Blog

http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/1985-russian-submarine-created-atomic-disaster-the-radiation-24669

Andersonville Prison – A POW inferno – Abandoned Spaces

https://www.abandonedspaces.com/conflict/andersonville-prison.html

In 1942, the British planned on killing millions of Germans by dropping anthrax onto their pastures

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/03/01/operation-vegetarian-2/

Japanese Scientists Finally Declassify Sickening Experiments Of Unit 7 | Frontline Videos | Raw, Uncut, Real Videos From The Frontlines

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https://frontlinevideos.com/blogs/videos/japanese-scientists-finally-declassify-sickening-experiments-of-unit-graphic-content?a=mr&var=731%20declassified-ww2&utm_campaign=731%20declassified&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_term=original-ww2-mr&utm_content=news

These Horrible Chemical Weapons Were Created And Used During the First World War

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/world-war-i/horrible-chemical-weapons-wwi.html

Action T4 – Nazi ‘Euthanasia’ Programme That Murdered The Disabled and The Mentally Ill

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/world-war-ii/action-t4-nazi-euthanasia-programme.htm

Pioneer doctor Asperger was Nazi collaborator who ‘sent children to their deaths’

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https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/04/19/aspergers-pioneer-nazi-collaborator-sent-children-deaths/?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook

The US lost 4 H-bombs in 1966 and they’re still causing damage | We Are The Mighty

http://www.wearethemighty.com/news/the-us-lost-4-h-bombs-in-1966-and-theyre-still-causing-damage?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=evergreen&utm_source=facebook&utm_content=lost-h-bombs&utm_term=2

The Lasting Effects Of The Atomic Bombing Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/world-war-ii/lasting-effects-atomic-bombings.htm

Names of 3,607 members of Imperial Japanese Army’s notorious Unit 731 released by national archives | The Japan Times

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/04/16/national/history/names-3607-members-imperial-japanese-armys-unit-731-released/#.WtXZxzUpC9f

UNIT 731 Unlocking a Deadly Secret

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http://www.toddlertime.com/bobbystringer/unit-731.htm

 The Hellish Environment of German Stalag #352 in Belarus

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An improvised camp for Soviet prisoners of war. By Bundesarchiv – CC BY-SA 3.0 de
https://m.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/german-stalag-352.html

When the British 1st Used Poison Gas – Battle of Loos

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British infantry from the 47th (1/2nd London) Division advancing into a gas cloud during the Battle of Loos
https://m.warhistoryonline.com/world-war-i/british-poison-gas-battle-of-loos.html

Japan’s Dr. Mengele: Medical Experiments on POW’s at Unit 731

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https://m.warhistoryonline.com/history/unit-731-prison-camp-japanese.html

Birth of the Black Plague: The Mongol Siege on Caffa

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A city under Mongol siege
https://m.warhistoryonline.com/medieval/mongol-siege-caffa-black-plague.html

In the 1960s, the U.S. Government Set Off a Pair of Nukes Under Mississippi – Atlas Obscura – posted 8/23/18

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Media at the official observation point. PMAF Collection/Alamy

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/mississippi-nuclear-testing-salmon-sterling?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=atlas-page

Should We Use Poison Gas? | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans – posted 10/11/18

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Educational posters about the dangers of poisonous gases. Courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives.
https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war/wwii-polls/roper-polls-poison-gas?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=social