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Unplugged History: "Seemed Like a Good Idea": Weapons in War
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Type: Round Table
Date: Friday, 24 September 2021
Time: 18:00 CDT - 19:00 CDT
Location: The Havoc on Twitch
Streaming: HistoryKid Live Stream
Availability: Open to the Public

 

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The flying crowbar, atomic cannon, Davy Crockett, and the moon laser are all examples of what seemed like a good idea at the time. We all watched Star Wars, Planet of the Apes, and got sober and realized that wasn't true. But let's take a look at some of these absolutely ridiculous ideas and talk about the ones that were a little bit closer to being real than fiction.

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