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Hans Brusse

Hans Brusse

A detailed biography of Hans Brusse that includes images, quotations and the main facts of his life.

John C. Breckinridge

John C. Breckinridge

John Breckinridge, the grandfather of John Cabell Breckinridge, was an American political figure in the period following the American Revolution. Born in Augusta County, Virginia, on December 2, 1760, he was known as a spokesman for the western interests in the new nation.His first involvement in politics was his election to the Virginia assembly, which took place while he was still a student at William and Mary College.

27 May 1944

27 May 1944

27 May 1944War at SeaGerman submarine U-292 sunk with all hands off TrondheimItalyUS troops advancing on Rome are held up at ValmontonePacificUS troops land on Biak IslandNew GuineaGeneral MacArthur announces the strategic end of the New Guinea campaignBurmaThe Monsoon begins to slow down operationsHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 27 May 1944, http://www.

Possible Pepper Trade Route

Possible Pepper Trade Route

A possible trade route for pepper from India to Rome.

Rome, Italy: The Colosseum

Rome, Italy: The Colosseum

Built in the 1st c AD when the Roman Empire peaked, the Colosseum represents Rome at its grandest. This colossal structure is a massive marvel of engineering...

HMS Lydiard from the left

HMS Lydiard from the left

HMS Lydiard from the left Here we see the Laferoy class destroyer HMS Lydiard from the left, with her class number painted on the third funnel and side of the hull. Also note the front of the screens around the open bridge, which has been folded down, presumably to give the bridge crew a better view.