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Yad Vashem 17h
. Concentration camps assured a slave labor supply to help in the Nazi war effort, even as the brutality of life inside the camps helped assure the ultimate goal of "extermination through labor." Learn about concentration camps
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raRashid Bukari Jun 16
100 Greatest Generals in based on number of won battles. (Source: Wikipedia)
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Today In History Jun 18
18 June 1429: forces led by Joan of Arc defeat the under Sir John Fastolf at the Battle of , turning the tide of the Hundred Years' War.
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Annie Whitehead Author Jun 17
Blog post: King's sons who didn't make it. Nothing was guaranteed in times:
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Fiona Russell Jun 17
The stunning Falkland Palace. Built by James IV and V as a Stuart Royal Retreat. The fantastic staff and guides really bring history to life.
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History101 Jun 17
If you think Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Adress on the back of an envelope on a whim, you're dead wrong. Lincoln wrote his famed speech 11 days beforehand. There are currently 5 drafts still in existence. Some of which are written on White House stationery.
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Yad Vashem Jun 17
Yad Vashem's Holocaust uniquely combines Holocaust survivor testimony and historical narrative to present a complete understanding of the . Pictured below is Naphtali Lau Lavie discussing faith during the Holocaust
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Historium Unearthia Jun 17
There’s an ironic link between human conflict and venereal disease, and the is centuries old. NEW EPISODE COMING SOON!
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Today In History 20h
19 June 1963: Valentina returns to after spending nearly three days in space. She was the first to travel to .
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Maxime Duprez Jun 17
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Today In History Jun 18
18 June 1940: Prime Minister Winston gives β€œFinest Hour" before House of Commons after France sought an armistice with Nazi Germany during World War II.
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The Irish at War Jun 18
1815 Monaghan man Corporal James Graham managed to save the lives of an officer & his brother & closed the gates at Hougoumont Farm stemming the flow of French soldiers & saving the day. He was deemed 'The Bravest man at Waterloo'.
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πŸ“½οΈSealed In TimeπŸ“Έ Jun 16
A photograph outside the photobooth, Kansas c.1958 Sealed in Time YouTube
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Ronald Opatich Jun 17
TODAY IN HISTORY 6-17-19 President Richard M. Nixon's eventual downfall began with the arrest of five burglars inside Democratic national headquarters in Washington, D.C.'s Watergate complex.
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Derek | Hellenistic Age Podcast Jun 17
One of the greatest unintended gifts of the Ptolemies is the Rosetta Stone, a large granite slab found by Napoleon’s army. On it are 3 identical decrees in Greek, Egyptian Demotic & hieroglyphic, becoming the key to translating the long forgotten hieroglyphs.
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Military History Now Jun 17
Bringing out the dead – Who cleared all the corpses from the battlefield after Waterloo? Author and historian explains. See:
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Baseball by BSmile 13h
Today In 1938: Babe Ruth puts on a Brooklyn uniform and joins the team as their newest coach. The Babe had hopes of becoming a big league manager, but that call never came.
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Lynne Jun 16
The Bell Rock Lighthouse, off the coast of Angus, Scotland, is the world’s oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse
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Today In History Jun 17
18 June 1942: Famed Beatle Paul is born in Liverpool, . In 1957, McCartney met John and his bandmates then known as the and joined soon thereafter. In August 1960, the band changed its name to .
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