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Horrible Histories: The Rotten Romans & the Woeful Second World War

AuthorTerry Deary

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Duration2h

CategoriesChildren and Young Adult Non-Fiction and Educational Titles, History

Key StageKS2

PublisherChivers

VersionUnabridged

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THE ROTTEN ROMANS: Want to know what the Roman soldiers wore underneath their kilts, or why rich Romans needed a vomitorium? Listen to find out the terrible tactics of the rotten Roman Army. THE WOEFUL SECOND WORLD WAR: Find out who made a meal out of maggots and which soldiers were so smelly their enemies could sniff them out. All the dire details of a war that affected almost everyone.

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