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CONNECT THE DOTS: LEAD, BALLOONS, PENCIL, NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

THIS CONNECT-THE-DOTS has an easy solution: Nicolas-Jacques Conté. He was a French polymath who gave Napoleon’s army the first significant use of aircraft and he also perfected the lead pencil … Continue reading

June 6, 2020 · 1 Comment