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How many Iraqi civilians were killed directly by US military action?

How many Iraqi civilians were killed directly by US military action?

For a while, I had accepted the line that 100,000+ Iraqis were killed by the US military during the Iraq war. Recently however, a pundit claimed that the actual number killed by the US military is…

Trever DD- 339 - History

Trever DD- 339 - History

Trever(DD-339: dp. 1,308; 1. 314& 39;4& 34;, b. 30& 39;11& 34;, dr. 9& 39;10& 34;s. 35.0 k.; cpl. 122; a. 4 4& 34;, 1 3& 34;, 12 21& 34; tt.; cl.Clemson)Trever (DD-339) was laid down on 12 August 1919 at Vallejo, Calif., by the Mare Island Navy Yard; launched on 15 September 1920; sponsored by Mrs. Bess McMillan Trever, widow of Lt.

Official Records of the Rebellion

Official Records of the Rebellion

On the 9th of May headquarters moved from Williamsburg, and on the following day they were at Roper’s Meeting-house. While here a line of repeating stations was formed, connecting the headquarters of the army with the troops at West Point. It did not work well, however, and was used only for the practice of the officers.

1976 Israeli Commandos REscuee Hostages in Entebbe - History

1976 Israeli Commandos REscuee Hostages in Entebbe - History

On June 27, 1976, Air France Flt 139 from Tel Aviv to Paris was hijacked after a stop in Athens. The plane landed in Entebbe, Uganda. On July 4 Israeli commandos made the flight to Entebbe, quickly overcame the hijackers and Ugandan guards and freed the hostages, losing only one soldier.Air France Flt 139 with 248 passengers on a flight from Tel Aviv to Paris, was hijacked after taking off from Athens.

Long time to reach news in Thirty Years' War

Long time to reach news in Thirty Years' War

The Thirty Years' War broke out with the Bohemian Revolt in May 1618. Spain was being ruled by Habsburgs, and it was involved in the politics of HRE. Once the news of the revolt reached Spain, they…

1954 The Kastner Trial - History

1954 The Kastner Trial - History

Rudolf KastnerThe Kastner trial revetted Israel. In it, Kastner who was a government official was accused of collaborating with the Nazis. The trial which was a libel case ended with the judge accusing Kastner with selling his soul to the devil. The Israeli Supreme Court eventually overturned the verdict, but before it did Kastner was assassinated.