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During World War 1, Harry Houdini took 1 year off performing to help sell war bonds and teach american soldiers how to escape from German handcuffs.
During the Cold War, the US had planned to detonate a nuclear weapon on the moon.
The flag of the Philippines is flown with the red stripe up in times of war and blue stripe up in times of peace.
Samsung is also a full time weapons manufacturer.
A singing birthday card has more computing power than the allied forces in 1945.
In 1916, a US amendment was proposed to put all acts of war to a national vote. If you voted yes you would have to register as a volunteer for service in the United States Army.
The handbook issued to US soldiers in Britain during WW2 included the line "The British don't know how to make a good cup of coffee. You don't know how to make a good cup of tea. It's an even swap."
In 1918, after the treaty of Versailles (end of WWI), the French Commander-in-chief said "This is not a peace. It is an Armistice for 20 years." 20 years and 65 days later, WWII happened.