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by Fran5050
2 years ago
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style - Exhibition at London's V&A Museum

Ocean Liners: Speed & Style at London's Victoria & Albert Museum explores the evolution of ocean-liners: the art, design and engineering as well as the travelers who enjoyed life aboard these magnificent vessels.

History
by Sadie Ruckman
2 years ago
The History Of Circa Theatre

The establishment of one of Wellington City's performance theatres, located along the harbour. It is a staple for the artist community and serves to carry on an entertaining past time.

History
by MatthewA
3 years ago
The Olympic-Class Ocean Liners

As emigration from Europe to the Unites States increased prior to World War One, White Star laid down the plans for a new class of ocean liners in 1908 that would be unmatched in scale. They were a triumvirate of ocean liners that each eclipsed 45,000 tons. Those ocean...

History
by Caledor
3 years ago
3 Reasons Why the Byzantine Empire Fell

The Byzantine Empire essentially was a continuation of the eastern portion of the Roman Empire. Its capital Constantiple was founded by the Roman emperor Constantine the Great in 324 AD. Throughout its existence after the Western Roman Empire fell, the borders of Byzantine grew and shrunk until 1453 when the Ottoman Turks struck its final blow by defeating the Byzantine forces and conquering its city. To more than millennia is no small feat for any empire in history. In its history, it had to face off against the Goths, Persians, Arabs, Turks, Slaves, Bulgars, Vikings, and at one point from the Crusaders. But the Byzantine Empire did eventually fall.

History
by Johnny Tran
4 years ago
Russia's Monster Battlecruiser: The Kirov Class

Description and history of Russia's last cruiser class to enter service. Details on what makes it so advance and how it effects its rivals in the West.

History
by Amerowolf
4 years ago
10 of the Most Bizarre and Horrific Torture Techniques From History

If you have ever committed a crime, be thankful that you only get to sit in perpetual time out for it.  

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
The RMS Olympic Ocean Liner

After the sailing of the Lusitania in 1907, which set Blue Riband records, the blueprints for a new class of White Star ocean liners were laid down. These plans placed a greater emphasis on scale, with a triumvirate of ocean liners that would be the largest constructed during...

History
by Fran5050
4 years ago
Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from the Queen's Wardrobe - Magnificent Exhibition at Buckingham Palace

  Magnificent exhibition a Buckingham Palace - Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe - commemorates Her Majesty's 90th Birthday. //

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
The History of the Lusitania from Contruction to Sinking

Construction of German ocean liners, such as the Wilhelm Der Grosse, in the late 19th century ensured that Germany's ships clinched the Blue Riband ahead of British alternatives. The new breed of German ocean liners reigned supreme in the Atlantic. To return the Blue Riband speed record...

History
by Jane Winstead
4 years ago
Old Glory Long May She Wave Over the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

The noise stopped, had Fort McHenry fallen? At the break of dawn, Francis Scott Key placed a telescope to his eye and looked toward the Fort's flagpole. Old Glory was caught in the morning breeze. The "flag so large that the British will have no difficulty in seeing it from a distance" was flying over Fort McHenry.

History
by Amerowolf
4 years ago
The Legendary Amazons of Black Sparta: The Real Warrior Women of Dahomey

Strong, resourceful, fearless, and, in Wonder Woman's case, has a rope trick for every situation - when it comes to the ideal of a strong woman, the Amazons perfectly embody it. For every female athlete that wants to go the distance, every business woman that wants to climb to the pinnacle, and every little girl that aspires to be more than a wife and mother, the Amazons are the perfect role model. Unfortunately, not counting the nomadic Scythian matriarchy that may have inspired them, the Amazons of Ancient Greece are myths.

History
by Amerowolf
4 years ago
Top 8 of the Most Deadly Dictators in Human History

Over the last 150 years, people who have been grabbed an excess of power have committed enough genocides, brutal wars, and systematic murders to teach the world that no one person should ever wield total power again.

History
by SamanthaDS
4 years ago
MacArthur and Mitchell: Childhood Friends to Legends

Douglas MacArthur and Billy Mitchell have been considered among the most influential and outspoken American military figures in history. Before their famous achievements, they became friends in their youth.

History
by SamanthaDS
4 years ago
The Tragedy of the USS Akron

Constructed during a time period when zeppelin travel, the USS Akron was considered among the crowning achievements of the era before it met a terrible end.

History
by SamanthaDS
4 years ago
The Mystery of Harold Holt

An article about former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
Great World War 2 Aircraft

This was a war where aircraft proved essential. For the first time, bombers were used to great effect on variable military targets such as naval ships, munitions factories and airfields. In addition to this, bombers needed fighter planes in support to gain air superiority. As such, planes used in...

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
Famous Ships of the Royal Navy

The Royal Navy was the largest navy in the world until its gradual postwar decline. The Royal Navy has been the most vital part of Britain's military which has won countless naval battles, and even in more recent times it spearheaded Britain's victory in the Falklands. As such, Britain...

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
The History of the Bismarck Battleship

Bismarck was the hero of German unification during the 1870s, and in the 1930s a new Bismarck battleship was laid down. It began construction in Hamburg at the Blohm and Voss shipyard, and was complete by the early 1940s. As such, in 1940 the Kriegsmarine commissioned the Bismarck after sea...

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
Where and how the Allies won the North Africa Campaign

The North Africa Campaign, which lasted from 1940 into 1943, was the primary front for the Western Allies during this period. Without a foothold on mainland Europe, here they hoped to gain a platform from which to invade Italy. Their eventual victory in North Africa was perhaps because it...

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
A Timeline of the Mediterranean Campaign

The Mediterranean Campaign was the war at sea that involved the Allied and Axis navies in the Mediterranean before the defeat of Italy in 1943. The two primary navies of this campaign were Britain’s Royal Navy and the Italian Regia Marina. However, the German and American navies also provided...

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