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The Chinese-Born Engineer Who Helped Launch US Commercial Aviation

In 1904, anti-Asian sentiment in the U.S. rose to a fever pitch as Congress passed an indefinite extension of the ...
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‘War Remains’: WWI Museum’s Latest Virtual Reality Experience Takes Viewers into the Trenches

"Audiences will undergo the annihilation of innocence caused by the First World War and bear witness to the emergence of ...
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The US Funded Universal Childcare During World War II—Then Stopped

When the United States started recruiting women for World War II factory jobs, there was a reluctance to call stay-at-home ...
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Interrupted Sentiments

The incredible story of thousands of soldier photographs and letters that never made it home ...
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‘The Age of Wood’ Review: The Simple Stuff That Created Civilization

When protohumans climbed down from trees, they chopped them down and used them to create a new world ...
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Southern African dinosaur had irregular growth

(University of the Witwatersrand) A new study lead by Dr Kimberley Chapelle of the American Museum of Natural History and ...
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New ancient shark discovered

(University of Vienna) In a new study, an international team led by Sebastian Stumpf from the University of Vienna describes ...
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Engineering Victory

Given their expertise with explosives, tunnelers like Coulson Norman Mitchell were repurposed and sent forward to decommission German demolition charges ...
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Court-Martial of Lt. Calley: Behind-the-Scenes Legal Maneuverings

A closer look at how the court-martial of 1st Lt. William Laws Calley Jr. started at Fort Benning, Georgia ...
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The Nightingale’s Lament: Poetry of Rebellion

A poet's tribute to Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for Britain in World War I ...
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