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History by Picture - W

Can you name these historical people, places, and things beginning with the letter W?
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Last updated: February 13, 2019
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president
church
inventors
city, 1945 and 2014
emperor
war
Winter War
religious site
1815 battle
composer
Wailing Wall
Battle of Waterloo
scandal
book character inspiration
country name (1945-1990)
religion invented in 1954
1969 music festival
president
mostly obsolete profession
inventor
"I sing the body electric" poet
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level 67
Feb 14, 2019
Surely WW2 should be accepted for Winter War
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level 66
Feb 14, 2019
Disagree, you see a map of both Finland and the USSR, the regions Finland ceded to the USSR are even highlighted. It is quite clear its specifically about the Winter War. Even though WW2 also starts with a W, I don't think it should be accepted.
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level 80
Feb 14, 2019
Finland fought two distinct wars against the Soviets during WW2. There was a peace in between the Winter War and the Continuation War.
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level 28
Mar 5, 2019
That picture is not from Winter War. That is picture about the continuation war. Petsamo, the northernmost land marked red was not given to the USSR in The Moscow Peace Treaty in 1940. However a small peace of land by the Arctic Ocean called Rybachi peninsula (fin: Kalastajansaarento) was given to USSR. Petsamo was handed over to USSR in Moscow Armistice in 1944 marking an end to The Continuation War.
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level 65
Feb 14, 2019
I got everything but the last one with about a minute and a half left. I couldn't figure a way to make Ray Bradbury to start with a W. Only now I learned that there's an older poem with the same name as Bradbury's short story.
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level 77
Feb 14, 2019
I read invention for the second to last item... I wasted a good minute trying various forms of water pump, water jack etc since that was the original use of them...
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level 35
Feb 14, 2019
Westminster Abbey isn't a church- it is an abbey! An abbey is, historically speaking, a monastery not a church.
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level 78
Feb 16, 2019
What? Only a third of people could identify Watt?
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level 68
Feb 18, 2019
Watt's on second, who's on first!
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level 68
Feb 25, 2019
DC isn't accepted for Washington.
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level 68
Mar 4, 2019
Does DC start with a W? And the photo is from South Dakota!
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level 78
Mar 4, 2019
Ah yes, Washington District of Columbia, our greatest president.
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level 73
Mar 4, 2019
@cornflakes lol
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level 28
Mar 4, 2019
I thought "winnie" was wojtek the bear
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level 58
Mar 4, 2019
I can't believe so many people got the Wicca question wrong.
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level 41
Mar 4, 2019
Wilem should be accepted for Wilhem
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level 73
Mar 4, 2019
I typed wilheim several times and was trying to figure out why it wasn't being accepted before I looked up the actual spelling and discovered my error.
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level 28
Mar 5, 2019
That picture is not from Winter War. That is picture about the continuation war. Petsamo, the northernmost land marked red was not given to the USSR in The Moscow Peace Treaty in 1940. However a small peace of land by the Arctic Ocean called Rybachi peninsula (fin: Kalastajansaarento) was given to USSR. Petsamo was handed over to USSR in Moscow Armistice in 1944 marking an end to The Continuation War.