Historical World War II air map – Denver as the center of the universe

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To understand this map, think of Denver as the center of the universe. Created during World War II when airplanes were becoming common. It was an “air age” that shrunk the world down to flyable chunks, and new maps were created to show distance – in one tank of gas or two 다운로드.

 

From Mapping the Nation

 

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Ghosts of the Osfront – an audio-chronicle of Germany/Russia during WWII

Here is a promo from my favorite historian, Dan Carlin. He does a show called Hardcore History and the name fits 다운로드. So be warned that this is real, no punches are pulled.

The topic for this show, called “Ghosts of the Osfront”, is the battle between Germany and Russia in World War II 다운로드. He starts with the brutality and effectiveness of the Germans as they start the war. Then, moves into the bloody Russian counterattack that eventually leads them to invade-back Germany 다운로드. Millions of lives are lost, atrocities are committed, and more you don’t even want to know about.

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If so, then this show is for you 파로스 다운로드. Listen to this promo to find out if this fits your style.

 

 

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40 of the most powerful photographs ever taken

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BuzzFeed has pulled together 40 of the most powerful photos ever taken 윈도우10 프리뷰 다운로드. Here are four of them:

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The Reunification of Korea – a brief history

1910 – Japan forcibly “annexes” Korea and ravages the country. Often banning the language, forcing Japanese names, labor camps, and, during World War II, a sex-slave trade 다운로드.

1945 – World War II ends and Korea is split into two governing zones, the North by the Soviet Union and the South by the U.S 다운로드. A problem results with much of Korea being pro-communist. As a result no unification is set in motion.

1948 – The U.S. has made South Korea strongly anti-communist while North Korea has become strongly communist 레미제라블 무료.

1950 – A war breaks out to see if one can conquer the other. The North invades the South but is stopped when the U.S. intervenes 다운로드. Only to find China and the Soviet Union intervening when the South invades the North. All sides are weary of fighting from World War II and agree to a peace that changes nothing, after three years of war and 450,000 Koreans are dead 샤롯데체 다운로드.

1972 – North and South Korean representatives meet and agree to forge a peaceful reunification. The agreement is disbanded the following year after achieving no results 다운로드.

1990 – Another agreement is attempted but collapses over the issue of North Korea’s nuclear facilities.

1991 – The Soviet Union collapses and the new Russia cuts off foreign aid to North Korea 다운로드. China steps in with foreign aid but eventually reduces the amount and North Korea experiences a decade of economic trouble. Many millions die of starvation and the economy is thought to have shrunk by half 컴퓨터 바탕화면 다운로드.

1994 – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter visits North Korea and encourages both sites to rekindle talks. A meeting is scheduled, then later abandoned as Supreme Leader Kim Il-Sung dies and Kim Jong-Il takes over 다운로드.

1998 – The South Korean government creates the Sunshine Policy which proposes support and cooperation instead of sanction and threats 고양이마리오. It also encourages the people of South Korea to show unity with their northern neighbors and takes active steps to avoid anti-communist propaganda.

2000 – Both sides sign another agreement for a peaceful unification. A strong part of the talks involve economic cooperation and aid sent to North Korea. At the time, the South Korean population is double that of the North and the economy is about 15 times larger.

2002 – Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the U.S. labels North Korea part of an “Axis of Evil,” and the North cuts off any cooperation with the South for many months.

2006 – North Korea detonates a nuclear bomb underground as a test and test fires several of their larger missiles.

2007 – The United Nations hosts a series of talks between the North and South to further the agreement of 2000. It is held in Beijing and China plays a heavy role.

2008 – The Sunshine Policy loses favor as a new political party is elected with harsher views of North Korea.

2009 – North Korea detonates another nuclear bomb underground as a test.

2010 – A South Korean ship is sunk by a torpedo, blame is placed on North Korea. Later in the year, North Korea fires 170 artillery shells on a South Korean island as a protest against South Korean military exercises.

2011 – Kim Jong-Il dies and his son Kim Jong-Un takes over power.

Jimmy Stewart takes his oath to fight in World War II (photo)

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March 22, 1941: A group of 41 men, including actor Jimmy Stewart, in the foreground wearing the solid black tie, takes the oath to enter the Army 다운로드. Stewart was the first top-ranked Hollywood star to enter military service during the United States’ mobilization before World War ll.

via LA Times 130th Anniversary

 

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