To join the British Army, Gurkhas have to pass one of the world’s most grueling military selection processes. Indian Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw was known…

To the rest of the men in the firing squad, she merely blew a kiss. Mata Hari was a world-famous Dutch burlesque dancer and courtesan…

Pregnant women did not escape his loathsome scrutiny. They were like chattel, and once they had served their purpose, they were sent to the gas…