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When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain

By: on February 18, 2016
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Trivia lovers, obscure factoid spouters, and little-known-storytellers gather round. Giles Milton's When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chapters has a gold nugget or two to add to your next Monday night competition at Norm's Beer Hall / awkward dinner party / bedtime tale for Bobby Jr.

In When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain, historian Milton relays some of the most obscure and entertaining stories you've never heard about some of the past's most famous people and events. He intends History's Unknown Chapters to read with accessibility and humor, intelligence and Holy Hiroshima, are you kidding me?! (Maybe you'll say it when you hear about the dude who survived the atomic bomb in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain spans hundreds of years and and an array of historical topics, from adventure and murder, to slavery and spying.

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