The concept of flying ace goes back to World War One, in 1915. The ground war in France had turned […]
Greg's Business HistoryUltimately, a real understanding of history means that we face nothing new under the sun.” – James Mattis...I created this blog to share things from history that I find interesting, amusing, informative, weird and otherwise worth knowing about. It will include nature, history, business, oddities and history that has been swept under the rug. I learn from history by writing about it; if you read it, even better. If you have any questions or comments about the content, please let me know..
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It’s difficult for Americans to imagine doing without toilet paper. However, toilet paper is a fairly recent invention. We had […]
The Man Who Drew Santa Claus
Thomas Nast (1840-1902) is one of the most famous and most important American cartoonists. Born in Germany, he came to […]