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Fireship: The Terror Weapon of the Age of Sail, Peter Kirsch

Fireship: The Terror Weapon of the Age of Sail, Peter Kirsch

Fireship: The Terror Weapon of the Age of Sail, Peter KirschFireship: The Terror Weapon of the Age of Sail, Peter KirschThis book looks at the fireship, one of the most feared weapons of the age of sail. Best known to British readers because of its role in the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the heyday of the fireship came during the series of Anglo-Dutch Wars, and it remained in use into the early years of the nineteenth century.

History of Allen Park, Michigan

History of Allen Park, Michigan

Allen Park is a residential suburb of Detroit, located in Wayne County, ten miles southwest of the metropolis.The first settlers arrived in 1860, but Allen Park was not incorporated as a village until 1927. One of the first settlers was Lewis Allen, for whom the village was named.report this ad

Year Three Day 90 Obama Administration April 19, 2011 - History

Year Three Day 90 Obama Administration April 19, 2011 - History

The President began his day with an Easter Breakfast MeetingThe President attended the a town hall event at North Virginia Community College.The President then attended a meeting on immigration refomr. Attneding wereAdministration officials expected to attend the meeting include:Attorney General Eric HolderSecretary of the Interior Ken SalazarSecretary of Labor Hilda SolisSecretary of Homeland Security Janet NapolitanoValerie Jarrett, Assistant to the President & Senior AdvisorNancy Ann DeParle, Assistant to the President & Deputy Chief of Staff for PolicyMelody Barnes, Assistant to the President & Director of Domestic Policy CouncilGene Sperling, Assistant to the President for Economic Policy & Director of National Economic CouncilAustan Goolsbee, Chairman, Council of Economic AdvisersCecilia Munoz, Deputy Assistant to the President & Director of Intergovernmental AffairsHeidi Avery, Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland SecurityStakeholders expected to attend the meeting include:Leith Anderson, President, National Association of EvangelicalsHon.

Carved stones of

Carved stones of "a magnificent royal structure" from the time of the kingdom of Judah in Jerusalem discovered

Experts highlight the high level of elaboration of the capitals found and the high degree of conservation of the articles. The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA, for its acronym in English) announced this Thursday the discovery of "a magnificent royal structure" from the time of the kingdom of Judah in Jerusalem in the East Talpiot or Armon HaNetziv neighborhood.

Birmingham Campaign

Birmingham Campaign

Remembering the Birmingham Church BombingBirmingham became the center of the civil rights movement in spring 1963, when Martin Luther King, Jr. At that point, blacks were forced to attend ...read moreFred Shuttlesworth, Noted Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 89Born Freddie Lee Robinson in rural Mount Meigs, Alabama, Fred Shuttlesworth worked as a sharecropper, bootlegger and truck driver before entering the ministry and becoming pastor of Birmingham’s Bethel Baptist Church in 1953.

Did Peron shelter Nazis after WWII?

Did Peron shelter Nazis after WWII?

After WWII, many Nazis sought and found refuge in Argentina. The proportion to which that happened certainly couldn't be carried out without some level of complicity from the Argentine establishmen…