History

The Zimmermann Telegram

The Zimmermann Telegram

In the Middle of World War I, the German Foreign Secretary sent a coded telegram to Mexico, offerring money, support, and a promise to return New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas if Mexico were to declare on the United States. It didn't end well for Germany.

The Great Emu War of Australia

The Great Emu War of Australia

On November 2, 1932, Australian troops were deployed to West Australia to assist the farmers against the enemy emus. They brought with them two Lewis machine guns and 10,000 rounds of ammunition. Surely the emus were no match for the latest and greatest warfare technology. Spoiler: the emus won.