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Carlisle Castle: Medieval Fortification in England

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Carlisle Castle is situated in Carlisle, in the English county of Cumbria, near the ruins of Hadrian's Wall. The castle is over 900 years old and has been the scene of many historical episodes in British history. Given the proximity of Carlisle to the border between England and Scotland, it has been the centre [...]

Vasily Zaytsev: Hero of The Soviet Union

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Vasily Zaytsev grew up as a peasant in the Ural mountains and lived the normal life for one brought up in such circumstances. Hunting and shooting wolf and deer to survive, he went on to become one of the most famous Soviet snipers during World War Two and Hero of the Soviet Union. Vasily Zaytsev [...]

B-26 Marauder American Medium Bomber: World War II

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The Martin B-26 Marauder was an American World War II twin-engined medium bomber built by the Glenn L. Martin Company from 1941 to 1945. First used in the Pacific Theater in early 1942, it was also used in the Mediterranean Theater and in Western Europe. After entering service with the US Army, the aircraft [...]

The Oldest Computer in the World: The Antikythera Mechanism

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The oldest computer in the world which continues to fascinate the scientists. Greece has been named the cradle of the western civilization. Various significant discoveries throughout the past centuries have confirmed this fact. A great discovery in 1901, near the island of Antikythera, brought to light a bunch of attractive artefacts. Among the archaeological [...]

USS Fletcher Destroyer: World War II

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USS Fletcher (DD/DDE-445), named for Admiral Frank Friday Fletcher, was the lead Fletcher-class destroyer, and served in the Pacific during World War II. She received fifteen battle stars for World War II service, and five for Korean War service. Fletcher was laid down by the Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Kearny, New Jersey, [...]

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