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It may be easy to trim one’s fingernails by nibbling on them, but there are few adults dextrous, and disgusting, enough to get their toes anywhere near their mouths. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
On 16 June 1963, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova furthered the Soviet Union’s lead in the Space Race with her historic flight. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
Egyptian skill kept the dead protected for millennia, including the most famous mummy of them all. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
When his train derailed while crossing a bridge, the celebrated novelist confronted death, despair and destruction to save others – and his work. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
Rumours about John Profumo’s association with a young showgirl named Christine Keeler were rife for months, before causing the resignation of a minister and downfall of a government. This article was first published in the June 2014 issue of History Revealed
Fleeing persecution in Germany, hundreds of Jews flee Hitler’s Germany and arrive in the Americas to start a new, safer life – or so they thought. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
In pre-revolutionary Russia, there was no one more divisive than the megalomaniac mystic, Rasputin. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
History Revealed magazine explores some of the strangest things that happened in June through history. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
Today, Dunkirk is a byword for determination and togetherness against adversity. But, to the soldiers who were there in 1940, it meant fear and failure. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
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