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Arlington National Cemetery - Background, Graves and Location

Arlington National Cemetery - Background, Graves and Location

Arlington National Cemetery is a U.S. The site, once the home of legendary Confederate Army commander Robert E. Lee, is now the burial ground for more than 400,000 active duty service members, veterans and family members. The cemetery contains several memorials including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a monument dedicated to U.

Sir Thomas More in the Tower of London

Sir Thomas More in the Tower of London

A 19th century CE painting by Claudius Jacquand showing Sir Thomas More (1478-1535 CE) with his wife and daughter during his imprisonment in the Tower of London for treason against Henry VIII of England...

The baptism of fire of the Restoration

The baptism of fire of the Restoration

CloseTitle: Louis XVIII attends the Tuileries at the return of the army from Spain.Author: DUCIS Louis (1775 - 1847) Creation date: 1824Date represented: December 02, 1823Dimensions: Height 143 - Width 110Technique and other indications: (2 December 1823) .Oil painting on canvas Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: © RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Gérard Blot Image reference: 87EE1195 / MV 6837 Louis XVIII assists from the Tuileries the return of the army from Spain.

Why did not Spain manage to keep any colonial possessions in the new world?

Why did not Spain manage to keep any colonial possessions in the new world?

It is well known that Spain had a huge presence in the colonisation and discovery of the new world. The Spanish empire is one of the largest in history and held vast territory in the Americas. St…

B-17 Flying Fortress over Berlin

B-17 Flying Fortress over Berlin

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Frederick A. Johnsen. A well researched and illustrated history of the B-17, with a very strong section on its combat record, an interesting chapter on the efforts made to improve the aircraft (including a number of suggestions that didn& 39;t enter production) and a good selection of colour pictures of the aircraft.

Immigration of workers in France

Immigration of workers in France

CloseContact copyright: Publication date: April 2016Historical contextThe immigration of workers in France from 1850 to 1914Paul Lancrenon (1857-1922), career soldier, took advantage of his missions to write travel and excursion diaries made up of texts and photographs he takes as an “amateur”.