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Barbara Tuchman - History

Barbara Tuchman - History

Barbara Tuchman1912-1989Historian/AuthorBarbara Tuchman was born Barbara Wertheim in New York on Juanuary 30, 1912. Her Father was a wealthy banker and Publisher of the Nation Magazine, her mother was the daughter of Henry Morgenthau, who was US Ambassador to Turkey. Tuchman went to Walden High School in Manhattan and then to Radicliff.

Heinkel He 111 Combat Record

Heinkel He 111 Combat Record

Heinkel He 111 Combat Record SpainThirty He 111Bs were sent to Spain to take part in the civil war, later followed by 45 He 111E-1s. There they equipped two squadrons (staffeln) of Kampfgruppe 88, and were the most effective German level bombers to serve in Spain. However the Spanish experience was not without its costs.

When did Josef Wissarionowitsch become “sexy” Stalin?

When did Josef Wissarionowitsch become “sexy” Stalin?

According to KnowYourMeme, among others, a relatively young Stalin is so good looking in a certain picture that he is often referred to as "sexy Stalin": This is indeed a pretty picture of a y…

Li Po Writing Poetry

Li Po Writing Poetry

17th-century, woodcut recreation of Li Po writing 100 verses while drinking a quart of wine seated on the veranda with a group of men.

Stagbush AN-69 - History

Stagbush AN-69 - History

Stagbush(AN-69: dp. 1,275; 1. 194& 39;6& 34;; b. 37& 39;; dr. 13& 39;6& 34;; s.12.1 k.; cgl. 56; a. 1 3& 34;; cl. Ailanthus)Stagbush. (AN-69) was laid down on 9 February 1943 by Canulette Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Slidell, La.; launched on 29 January 1944; and commissioned on 30 August 1944, Lt. Comdr.

Keystone LB-5

Keystone LB-5

Keystone LB-5The Keystone LB-5 was the first of the series of twin-engine biplane bombers developed from the single-engined Huff-Daland LB-1 to enter service with the US Army Air Corps. Eventually nearly 200 Keystone bombers in seven main variants would enter service, and they were the standard American bomber during of early 1930s.