DID YOU KNOW...
- the Vikings believed the sound of thunder comes from the god Thor Clubbing Frost Giants with his huge hammer Mjolnir?
- Danish king Harald Wartooth's army included a unit of three hundred Ferocious Warrior Women known as the shield-maidens?
- a Viking named Ragnar got the nickname "Hairy-Breeches" when he supposedly defeated a giant serpent by building homemade armor out of hair and tar?
About the Author
Ben Thompson is the author of Guts & Glory: The American Civil War, Guts & Glory: The Vikings, Guts & Glory: World War II, and Guts & Glory: The American Revolution. For more than ten years, he has been producing humorous, history-related material, including articles for publications such as Military Times and for organizations like the American Mustache Institute. Ben is named after Benjamin Franklin, but this hasn't bestowed him with any supernatural knowledge of the American Revolution.
- Format: Paperback, 320 pages
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 9780545916448