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Dive Bomber That Lost Out to the Celebrated Stuka

The Blohm & Voss Ha-137 lost out to the famous Junkers Ju-87 Stuka dive bomber ...
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CT scans of Egyptian mummy reveal new details about the death of a pivotal pharaoh

(Frontiers) A CT scan study of the mummy of Pharaoh Seqenenre-Taa-II, an Egyptian ruler whose death eventually helped reunite the ...
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Death Valley and Ridges

The rolling terrain near Perryville, KY., played host to a critical October 1862 battle ...
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A U.S. Marine on the Nile

George English resigned his commission, converted to Islam and joined an Egyptian campaign upriver to Nubia—but to what end? ...
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One War Correspondent’s Hasty Account of the Battle of New Orleans

Bradford’s paper rushed his account of the Battle of New Orleans into print ...
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Climate change likely drove the extinction of North America’s largest animals

(Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology) A new study published in Nature Communications suggests that the extinction of North America's ...
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Neanderthals and Homo sapiens used identical Nubian technology

(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) New analysis of a fossil tooth and stone tools from Shukbah ...
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Disease epidemic possibly caused population collapse in Central Africa 1600-1400 years ago

(Ghent University) Bantu-speaking communities in the Congo rainforest underwent a major population collapse 1600-1400 years ago, probably due to a ...
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Don Yena: An Alamo Painting to Remember

Texas native Yena captures the landmark battle with his sweeping, historically accurate rendering ...
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The CIA’s Cuban Air Force Battles Communists in the Congo

Engines warming on the ramp, bombed up, guns and rockets loaded, the Cuban Liberation Air Force was raring to fly ...
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