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28 October 1943

28 October 1943

28 October 1943October 1943 > November War at SeaGerman submarine U-220 sunk with all hands in the North AtlanticPacificUS troops on Choiseul establish a base on a plateau just in from the coast (Operation Blissful)How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 28 October 1943, http://www.

Has an individual ever purchased an entire country?

Has an individual ever purchased an entire country?

At any point in history, has an individual ever purchased an entire country - using their private wealth? Specifically, I'm looking for any examples of somebody who has purchased an entire already-

Oldest case of facial mutilation as punishment in Anglo-Saxon England documented

Oldest case of facial mutilation as punishment in Anglo-Saxon England documented

An analysis of the skull, found in southern England in the 1960s, showed that the young woman was between 15 and 18 years old at the time of her death, a recent archaeological study led by University College London (UK) has shed light on on the roots of the brutal punishments used against criminals in early medieval England.

Manchineel AN-54 - History

Manchineel AN-54 - History

ManchineelA poisonous tropical American tree of the spurge family of shrubby plants having a blistering milky juice and apple-shaped fruit; from diminutive of & 39;Spanish manzana meaning & 34;apple.& 34;(AN-54: dp. 1,460 (lim.) ; 1. 194& 39;6& 34;; b. 37& 39;6& 34;; dr. 13& 39;6& 34; (lim.) ; s. 12.

Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Palazzo Farnese, Rome. Designed c. 1517 CE by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (c. 1483-1546 CE). It is an excellent example of High Renaissance architecture.

Tiridates I of Armenia

Tiridates I of Armenia

Tiridates I (Trdat I) ruled as the king of Armenia from 63 to either 75 or 88 CE). Considered the founder of the Arsacid dynasty proper, his reign got off to a rocky start with invasions from Rome and...