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World War II: An unpublished interview with Zhukov

World War II: An unpublished interview with Zhukov

A few days after the declassification of archival documents on the massacre of thousands of Polish officers in 1940 by Stalin's police in Katyn, Russia has just broadcast an interview with one of the architects of the Russian victory over Nazi Germany. In this document produced in 1966, the famous Marshal Zhukov speaks for the first time about the concerns of the Russian general staff over the possible loss of Moscow during the German offensive of 1941, doubting the capacity of the Russian military. ; Red Army prevented the Wehrmacht from crossing the defense line of Mozhaysk (110 km west of Moscow) and arriving in the capital.

Boeing XN2B-1 (Model 81)

Boeing XN2B-1 (Model 81)

Boeing XN2B-1 (Model 81)The Boeing XN2B-1 was an experimental trainer produced by fitting an experimental Fairchild-Caminez engine to a Boeing Model 64 primary trainer.The Model 64 was one of many Boeing private ventures, and was designed as a possible primary and gunnery trainer for the US Navy and Air Corps.

The Plymouth Colony Explained: US History

The Plymouth Colony Explained: US History

Who were the Pilgrims? Why did they come to America? This in-depth lecture traces the foundations of the Plymouth Colony beginning with its European roots and...

This Day in History: 03/21/1871 - Stanley begins search for Livingstone

This Day in History: 03/21/1871 - Stanley begins search for Livingstone

On this day in 1871, journalist Henry Morton Stanley begins his famous search through Africa for the missing British explorer Dr. In the late 19th century, Europeans and Americans were deeply fascinated by the & 34;Dark Continent& 34; of Africa and its many mysteries. Few did more to increase Africa& 39;s fame than Livingstone, one of England& 39;s most intrepid explorers.

Florence Harding

Florence Harding

Florence Harding (1860-1924) was an American first lady (1921-23) and the wife of Warren G. Energetic, strong-willed and popular, she was an important influence on her husband’s business and political careers.Florence Mabel Kling had a markedly different pedigree from many of the women who preceded her in the White House.

10 Little-Known Facts About Cleopatra

10 Little-Known Facts About Cleopatra

1. Cleopatra was not Egyptian.While Cleopatra was born in Egypt, she traced her family origins to Macedonian Greece and Ptolemy I Soter, one of Alexander the Great’s generals. Ptolemy took the reigns of Egypt after Alexander’s death in 323 B.C., and he launched a dynasty of Greek-speaking rulers that lasted for nearly three centuries.