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373191 No.29207  
Every now and then, you come across a Wikipedia entry that surprises, shocks or otherwise interests you. Post such Wikipedia articles worth sharing in this thread.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Reimer
Man gets his penis burned off as a baby, man is raised as a girl, hilarity ensues. And by hilarity I mean a terrible childhood, severe depression and suicide.
>> No.29210  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Churchill
Winning WW2 with claymore, longbow and bagpipes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simo_Häyhä
Farmer takes up his gun to repel the Red Army; after 505 confirmed kills in less than 100 days, the most able sniper in human history survives being shot in the head.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Benavidez
Man steps on landmine in Vietnam, returns to the war anyway; Later jumps out of helicopter to CQC half the Vietcong. After receiving "37 separate bayonet, bullet and shrapnel wounds received on multiple occasions over the course of the six hour fight", spits in medic's face when about to be zipped up in a body bag.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Inouye
WW2 Japanese-American survives being shot in the chest like a Western hero; takes out 2 machine gun nests by himself after being shot in the stomach, pries primed hand grenade from his own severed arm after being hit by a rifle grenade, takes out third nest with it; falls unconscious firing machine gun.


The next time you watch an action movie or someone in your tabletop RPG group does something outrageous, remember - this stuff really happens.
>> No.29270  
http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/NIDA
<丶`∀´>  kekekeke
>> No.29381  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_of_despair

It turns out putting a monkey in a pit where it has no interaction with other beings makes it pretty messed up.
>> No.29382  
>>29381

tell me about it


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