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Alexander Protopopov Simulation

Alexander Protopopov Simulation

Student activities for the Russian Simulation Alexander Protopopov. He was a textile manufacturer and a deputy in the Duma and its vice chairman in 1914.

Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway

Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway

Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway

USS Arkansas BB-33 - History

USS Arkansas BB-33 - History

USS Arkansas BB-33ArkansasIII(Battleship No. 33: dp. 27,243; 1. 562& 39;; b. 93& 39;1 1/2& 34;; dr. 28& 39;6& 34;; s. 21.05 k.; cpl. 1,036; a. 12 12& 34;, 215& 34;, 2 21& 34; tt.; cl. Wyo)The third Arkansas (Battleship No. 33) was laid down on 25 January 1910 at Camden, N.J., by the New York Shipbuilding Co.

Colourized picture of wartime Calcutta

Colourized picture of wartime Calcutta

Colourized picture of wartime Calcutta This colourized photo shows a Calcutta street scene, some time during the Second World War.Many thanks to Ken Creed for sending us these pictures, which were taken by his wife& 39;s uncle Terry Ruff during his time with No.357 Squadron, a special operations unit that operated over Burma, Malaya and Sumatra.

Crew being briefed on fantail of USS Buck (DD-420), Sicily

Crew being briefed on fantail of USS Buck (DD-420), Sicily

Crew being briefed on fantail of USS Buck (DD-420), Sicily Here we see an officer briefing some of the crew on the fantail of the Sims class destroyer USS Buck (DD-420) during the invasion of Sicily.

15 Heroes of the Trojan War

15 Heroes of the Trojan War

Homer’s Iliad is one of the greatest literary epics in history. Believed to have been written in the 8th century BC in Asia Minor, the poem is set during the final year of the Trojan War and consists of 24 books.Despite its short time frame, it includes some of the siege’s most famous stories: from Achilles’ duel with Hector to Achilles and Agamemnon’s dispute over Briseis.