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Arrow Loop

Arrow Loop

An arrow loop, a narrow window in a medieval castle for an archer to fire through and remain relatively protected from attacking fire. 12th century CE. Château de la Madeleine, Chevreuse, Yvelines...

Biography of Ana María Velasco Molpeceres

Biography of Ana María Velasco Molpeceres

Ana María Velasco Molpeceres is a hired researcher and professor at the University of Valladolid. She has a degree in Journalism (UVa), a graduate in Art History (UNED) and in Geography and History (UNED). He has completed the Master in Communication Research as a Historical-Social Agent (UVa) and the Postgraduate Degree in History and Aesthetics of Cinematography (UVa).

Cucchulain by John Duncan

Cucchulain by John Duncan

An illustration by John Duncan of the Irish-Celtic mythological hero Cucchulain (aka Cú Chulainn). c. 1917 CE, pencil on paper. (Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh)

4 January 1944

4 January 1944

4 January 1944Occupied EuropeYugoslav partisans capture BanjalukaItaly5th Army captures a bridgehead across the River PecciaGermanyGerman schoolchildren to be mobilised to carry out war related dutiesWar at SeaUSS Omaha (CL-4) and USS Jouett (DD-396) spot the German blockade runner Rio Grande carrying rubber to Germany.

Direct- AM-430 - History

Direct- AM-430 - History

Direct II(AM-430: dp 620; 1 172& 39;; b. 36& 39;; dr. 10& 39;; s. 16 k.;cpl. 74; a. 1 40 mm.; cl. Agile)The second Direct (AM-430) was launched 27 May 1953 by Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, N.Y.; sponsored by Mrs. D. C. Hiltebrant; and commissioned 9 July 1954, Lieutenant Commander B. H. Dean in command.

Saltman Remains

Saltman Remains

Saltman No. 3, currently on display in the Zanjan Museum. (Image 5)