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(TOKYO) DNA Analysis Rewrites Ancient History of Japan Report: Approximately 71 percent of modern Japanese people’s ancestry comes from the newly identified Kofun period population. Shigeki Nakagome #AceNewsDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Sept.22: The ancestors of modern Japanese populations hailed from three distinct groups that arrived on the island during three different periods, a new DNA analysis finds. #AceHistoryDesk reports on a study suggests the island’s modern populations trace their ancestry to three distinct groups, not two as previously proposed research had identified two ancestor […]

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(CZECH REPUBLIC) This intricate Renaissance shield was never used in battle—but its history is inseparable from the defining conflicts of the modern era #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Sept.18: Once owned by Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination sparked World War I, the armor was looted by Nazi soldiers during World War II and eventually transported across the Atlantic…. #AceHistoryDesk reports on an ‘Ornate Medieval Shield Looted by the Nazis’ will be returned to the Czech Republic: Created in the 16th century, […]