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Skeletons of two Ice Age children found in Alaska

Skeletons of two Ice Age children found in Alaska

A lovingly decorated tomb recently discovered in Alaska holds the remains of two 11,500-year-old newborns, the youngest Ice Age humans ever found in the Western Hemisphere, experts explained. Buried together, scientists found the skeleton of a 12-week-old child and the other of a late-term fetus, representing the first case of a prenatal burial in America.

FEBRUARY 1945 Dresden Bombing - History

FEBRUARY 1945 Dresden Bombing - History

DresdenAfter the Raids Between February 13 and 15 the USAF and RAF launched a massive raid on Dresden. The British launched 722 bombers and Americans 527. Part of the ordinance was incendiary bombs that resulted in a firestorm breaking out. It destroyed 6.5 Kilometers of city and killed as many as 25,000 people.

The origin of writing

The origin of writing

Writing is probably the most important human invention in history. Thanks to it, the knowledge that our ancestors were acquiring has been transmitted to this day. And what is writing? It is neither more nor less than a code of symbols that convey a meaningful message, which is subsequently deciphered by other people.

USS Shaw at Pearl - History

USS Shaw at Pearl - History

USS Shaw at Pearl

Curtiss JN-4A from the right

Curtiss JN-4A from the right

Curtiss JN-4A from the right Here we see a Curtiss JN-4A from the left. This aircraft was developed for the British, and featured increased dihedral on the wings, ailerons on the upper and lower wings (the connecting strut can be seen here) and a revised engine position. This picture was taken on 28 October 1916, so this must be one of the very first JN-4As.

History of Unalga - History

History of Unalga - History

Unalga(RC: dp. 1,181 (n.), Ibp. 190& 39;- b. 32& 39;6& 34;: dr. 14& 39;1& 34; (aft); s. 13 k.; cpl. 70; a. 3 6-psrs.; cl. Unalga)Unalga-a Coast Guard cutter built by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.—was launched on 10 February 1912, sponsored by Miss Elizabeth Hilles and commissioned by the Revenue Cutter Service (RCS) at its depot at Arundel Cove, Md.