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Britain's legacy to the tortured Ottoman Empire

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Britain's legacy to the tortured Ottoman Empire

Britain's legacy to the tortured Ottoman Empire
Selfish imperial agreements between Britain and France, combined with the publication of the contradictory Balfour Declaration of 1917, fuelled hostilities in the Middle East

The First World War was the most modern of conflicts. Yet the ...

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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:48 pm
 

'a quiet reminder' of 1917 Gaza battles

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'a quiet reminder' of 1917 Gaza battles

British war graves 'a quiet reminder' of 1917 Gaza battles
The British War Cemetery – the final resting place of thousands of British soldiers and First World War allies – prestents a contradictory calmness in Gaza

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First World War graves: the British ...

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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:43 pm
 

T.E.Lawrence - Seven pillars of wisdom

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T.E.Lawrence - Seven pillars of wisdom

The full book readable online by El Aurens himself.. enjoy :thumpsup:
Downloadable as PDF or EPUB ..



http://www.e-booksdirectory.com/details.php?ebook=7512

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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:30 pm
 

T.E.Lawrence -The evolution of a revolt (Lawrence of Arabia)

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T.E.Lawrence -The evolution of a revolt (Lawrence of Arabia)

A famous book by Lawrence /El Aurens himself ..now more actual than ever .. :thumpsup:
Better known under the title 'Revolt in the desert' ...Rings a bell?

Full PDF in english .. ...

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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:25 pm
 

Sykes–Picot Agreement

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Sykes–Picot Agreement

The Sykes–Picot Agreement, officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement, was a secret agreement between the governments of the United Kingdom and France, with the assent of Russia, defining their proposed spheres of influence and control in the Middle East should the Triple Entente succeed in defeating the ...

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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:10 pm
 

A British Halifax ditched in Sweden....

WW2 (1939-1945)

A British Halifax ditched in Sweden....

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British flyer finds lost WWII plane on The Local

An aging WWII veteran who ditched his plane off the Swedish coast in the late summer of 1943 has been able to share his harrowing tale thanks to an article on The Local about ...

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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:59 pm
 

Day by day, how the Telegraph reported the events

WW1 (1914-1918)

Day by day, how the Telegraph reported the events

Day by day, how the Telegraph reported the events of 1914 to 1918..


The Daily Telegraph 1914-18

The original Telegraph editions, republished day by day

Every day from now until the end of 2018 we will be republishing in PDF form ...

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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:44 am
 

Rotary wings in WW2

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Rotary wings in WW2

The Second World War saw the first steps of the helicopter as a weapon of war. The following link provides a report on this topic and a lot of photos of different models operated by the countries involved in the conflict:


http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/asas-rotativas-na-segunda-guerra-mundial.html


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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:37 am
 

Jim Hoel, POW in ‘Great Escape’ camp in WWII, dies at 92

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Jim Hoel, POW in ‘Great Escape’ camp in WWII, dies at 92

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The phone trilled at 6:30 in the morning at Jim Hoel’s Evanston home on August 27, 2003, a day that proved unassailably that truth is stranger than fiction. ...

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on Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:11 am
 

Execution of Pietro Caruso

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Execution of Pietro Caruso

Execution of Pietro Caruso - Italian chief of fascist police. Distressing images. Pietro Caruso was the co-organiser of the massacre in Fosse Ardeatine in 1944. This clip shows brief bits from his trial followed by his grisly execution by a firing squad in some unknown location ...

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on Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:28 am
 
 

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