HFM 073 | The Biggest Technological Advances of the Civil War

June 9, 2014



What do the telegraph, balloon surveillance, the submarine, land mines, machine guns, tin cans, and standard shoe sizes have in common? They became commonplace, thanks to the Civil War!

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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