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10 April 1941

10 April 1941

10 April 1941April 1941 North AfricaAustralian 9th Division withdraws to Tobruk, where it will later be besiegedYugoslaviaGermans capture Monasti, Yannitsa and ZagrebUnited StatesUS agrees to protect Greenland, part of DenmarkHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 10 April 1941, http://www.

Goodnight-Loving Trail

Goodnight-Loving Trail

Goodnight-Loving Trail

John Kipling killed at the Battle of Loos

John Kipling killed at the Battle of Loos

On September 27, 1915, Second Lieutenant John Kipling of the British army, the only son of Nobel Prize-winning author Rudyard Kipling, is killed at the Battle of Loos, in the Artois region of France.The Battle of Loos, part of a joint Allied offensive on the Western Front, began on September 25, 1915, and engaged 54 French and 13 British divisions on a front of some 90 kilometers running from Loos in the north to Vimy Ridge in the south.

How the US Civil War Divided Indian Nations

How the US Civil War Divided Indian Nations

The American Civil War wasn’t just a conflict between citizens of the Union and the Confederacy. Spilling over into Indian Territory, on the western frontier of the war, it profoundly divided tribal nations, communities and families. An estimated 20,000 Indian soldiers participated in the conflict, fighting for both sides.

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts

Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões.

Engraving of General Sir Ralph Abercromby, 1734-1801

Engraving of General Sir Ralph Abercromby, 1734-1801

Engraving of General Sir Ralph Abercromby, 1734-1801 This engraving of a picture by J. Hoppnershows General Sir Ralph Abercromby, 1734-1801, one of the best British commanders of the Revolutionary Wars. He was most famous for completing the defeat of the French in Egypt, although he was mortally wounded at the key Second battle of Aboukir, 8 March 1801.