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  • Tet Offensive Of 1968
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    Surprise Attack Shortly after midnight on January 31, 1968, nineteen members of the South Vietnamese National Liberation Front (NL) -better known to the world as Vietcong (VC) -secretly assembled in a garage about five blocks away from the American Embassy in Saigon. They sat huddled together in silence, cleaning and oiling their weapons, listening to final instructions from their leaders on their forthcoming commando-style operation. Tet is the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. It is celebrated on the...
  • Mississippi Of Confederate Forces
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    By 1863, the Confederate hold on the Mississippi River was limited to Vicksburg and Port Hudson- both strong bastions- difficult to overcome. In a daring move, U.S. Grant, commanding the Union forces, sent his troops past Vicksburg and landed to the south of the city. Grant's troops then defeated Confederate forces in five separate engagements. After a 6 week seige, Confederate forces surrendered. To the Confederates Vicksburg was there 'Gibraltar of the West', it together with Port Hudson were ...
  • Japanese Force
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    1940.1940 Germany Invades Norway - German forces invaded Norway and Denmark. Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger and Narvik were rapidly taken. Nav arik was retaken by a British force, but the British were soon forced to withdraw from the town. By the end of the month, the Germans had broken the stiff Norwegian opposition, and the Norwegians were forced to surrender... 1941.1941 Penicillin Used To Treat a Human - (2/12/41) For the first time, penicillin was used to treat a human patient. Penicill...
  • English's Analogy Of The Hypnotized Attackers
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    Paper #2: Jane English and the Analogy of the Hypnotized Attackers Mario P. Martinez November 6, 1997 For our next paper I plan on discussing abortion as a social issue. I want to do this in the form of a critical paper This seems to be avery sticky subject and is one of the topics we had in our class that was very interesting to me with a lot of room for interpretation as to when it is or is not o. k. to abort the fetus if it should ever be done at all. The argument I plan to discuss is Jane En...
  • Year In Time 1956 The Fifties
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    A Year in Time 1956 THE FIFTIES: A period of time between 1948 and 1964. The fifties are more a state of mind than an actual span of years. THE FIFTIES: A time when men were men, and women were women. THE FIFTIES: A time when everyone knew who they were. A time when you went to school, graduated, (or dropped out) got a job, got married and had kids, in that order. THE FIFTIES: A time before the Beatles, hippies, riots in the streets and Vietnam. A time when cars were works of art, and each model...
  • Al Qaeda Suspects
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    A suspected al Qaeda terrorist wanted in connection with the October 2000 bombing of the USS Cole blew himself up with a grenade late Wednesday as Yemeni security forces closed in on him in Yemen's capital city, security sources said. Authorities had gone to a suspected al Qaeda hideout, a house in a poor section of Sana'a's downtown, and a firefight ensued. The suspect jumped into a taxi, and as authorities tried to stop the vehicle, the man pulled out a grenade and was apparently trying to thr...
  • Hp And Mp The Boss
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    [47] - (2 x) Death Monster [48] - (3 x) Chimera Hawk [49] - Luther sequence [II] Boss Fights / Forced Battles - Aquatic Gardens of Surferio [A. 1] - Sculpture Lord and (2 x) Sculpture Guard [ ] Boss Fights / Forced Battles - Ancient Ruins of Mosel Underground [R. 1] - Amoeba Giant [R. 2] - Aurora Monster [R. 3] - Spirit Trio [IV] Boss Fights / Forced Battles - Maze of Tribulations [M. 1] - Render [M. 2] - Succubus [M. 3] - Basilisk King [M. 4] - 9 Sets of Aqua Wisps [M. 5] - Earth Dragon [M. 6] ...
  • Fortress Of Louisbourg
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    The Fortress Of Louisbourg In all of North America, you will not find a more power fortress than Louisbourg. It was said to be indestructible, but was proven otherwise on a number of occasions. Established in 1713 and located on Northern Cape Breton Island, Louisbourg was not only a fortress but a major commercial center as well. Louisbourg was originally known as Port St. Louis, and its main purpose was protecting Quebec and Montreal by guarding the entrance to the St. Lawrence River against ho...
  • London Attacks
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    London AttacksOverviewJuly 7, 2005 would be a day that London would never forget. During the hustle of the morning rush hour traffic, people's lives would be taken, destroyed or left with memories that would last forever. Around 8: 50 a.m. was an explosion on a train that traveled between Algae East and Liverpool Street stations. After half an hour of silence passed a second blast was reported at West Edgware Road. This time the train was between Kings Cross and Russell square. Just seven minute...
  • French Artillery At Dien Bien Phu
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    Home is Where You Dig It: A Study of Siege Warfare Eric Dahlquist The forward French Base at Dien Bien Phu was a bold venture by the French forces to infiltrate Northern Vietnam in 1954, however they underestimated their enemy and were decidedly defeated and forced out of Vietnam forever. Fourteen years later in an effort to turn the tide in the Vietnam Conflict, the US Marines were ordered to take up a position just outside the city of Khe Sanh, along the DMZ. They too were attacked fiercely, b...
  • Exocet Anti Ship Missiles And The Belgrano
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    How Far Was The Sinking Of The Belgrano Justified? An Introduction to the Falklands First discovered in the 1500's, the Falkland islands have long been a subject of international dispute. The Islands were first colonized by a French aristocrat, Antoine de Bougainville, in 1764 for the French. The islands were then handed to the Spanish as part of an alliance deal between the two nations. During this period the British first became involved in the claims of sovereignty over the Falklands. At the ...

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