War is a terrible, destructive action, it is the sorrow and tears of millions of people. The battle for territory and power cost lives of many people. And in order to confidently walk into the future, you need to know your past and not repeat mistakes. We have prepared for you a selection of interesting facts about wars and things related to them.
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Drank beer and got into the army. This could happen with any Englishman during the reign of Jacob I. Local recruiters were visiting pubs and offering men to drink beer for the health of the king. At the bottom of the mug they lay a coin - a royal deposit. The one who tried beer, automatically was enlisted in the army.
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