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Grumman XF4F-3 in flight

Grumman XF4F-3 in flight

Grumman XF4F-3 in flight Here we see the Grumman XF4F-3 in flight. This was the third design of prototype of the F4F, after the biplane XF4F-1 and failed XF4F-2 monoplane. The -3 was the basis for the succesful F4F Wildcat family, the only US carrier fighter when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.How to cite this article:Rickard, J (5 October 2018), Grumman XF4F-3 in flight , http://www.

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto, best remembered for her performance on Easter Sunday, 1939, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. The concert began with a stirring rendition of “America.” The event had been arranged by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes, after the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) banned Anderson from singing in Constitution Hall.

Why should we pray? History and characteristics of prayer in different religions

Why should we pray? History and characteristics of prayer in different religions

Throughout the centuries, humanity has practiced prayer as part of its way of life, regardless of the society to which it belonged or the belief you practice, but have you ever wondered why we should pray? Together with the worship and petition to a divinity, they have been part of our being since prehistoric times, so we are going to try to make a historical analysis to understand why prayer is important in practically all the religions that have been known until now.

World War II: Crash Course

World War II: Crash Course

Only a couple of decades after the end of the First World War—which was supposed to be the War that Ended All Wars—another, bigger, farther-flung, more destructive...

27 May 1944

27 May 1944

27 May 1944War at SeaGerman submarine U-292 sunk with all hands off TrondheimItalyUS troops advancing on Rome are held up at ValmontonePacificUS troops land on Biak IslandNew GuineaGeneral MacArthur announces the strategic end of the New Guinea campaignBurmaThe Monsoon begins to slow down operationsHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 27 May 1944, http://www.

Iberian Ram Protome

Iberian Ram Protome

Believed to be an architectural element, specifically a corbel supporting an architrave or adorning a door jamp, this ram protome is made of limestone and dates from the 2nd-1st century BCE. It comes...