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Huge head of pharaoh unearthed in Egypt

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The head was part of a gigantic statue with its hands crossed over its chest A colossal red granite head of one of Egypt’s most famous pharaohs has been unearthed in the southern city of Luxor, officials said. The 3,000-year-old head of Amenhotep III – grandfather of Tutankhamun – was dug out of the ruins of the pharaoh’s mortuary temple. Experts say it is the best preserved... 

Historian claims Dresden massacre was intentional

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The bombing of Dresden in February 1945 has remained one of the more controversial aspects of World War Two. Dresden, the ancient and was attacked three times on Feb 13 and 14 — twice by the RAF (Royal Air Force) and once by the USAAF (United States Army Air Force) in an operation involving well over 1,000 bombers. Today is the 65th anniversary of that excessive attack, some say that it was revenge... 

Europeans say Jews exploit past to extort money

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Nearly half of western Europeans believe jews exploit their ‘past persecution’ in order to extort money, a new Israeli report says. The report, which the Jewish Agency conducted jointly with Israel’s Information and Diaspora Ministry, found that 42 percent of those polled by the University of Bielefeld in Germany agreed that “jews exploit the past to extort money,” Haaretz... 

Mein Kampf to see its first post-WWII publication in Germany

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The Munich-based Institute of Contemporary History announced February 3 that it plans to republish Adolf Hitler’s autobiography Mein Kampf in 2015. This would be the book’s first publication in Germany since 1945. Mein Kampf, whose title means “My Struggle,” is Hitler’s autobiography and manifesto containing his views on racial purity and against Judaism and Communism. The... 

Black History Month Myth of the Day - Cell Phone Invention

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Dr. Henry T. Sampson and Dr. George H. Miley (both pictured at right), are two engineering professor teaching in Illinois. Though it looks like Sampson has since retired from teaching and now writes books on the history of blacks in theater and movies. In 1971 they jointly obtained a patent for their own version of a “Gamma Electric Cell” they designed to convert gamma rays into electrical output. Sampson... 

Why Germany really lost World War II

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Field Marshal Erwin Rommel The legendary German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel once wrote: “The battle is fought and decided by the quartermasters before the shooting begins.”. Students of military history tend to pay lip service to the importance of logistics, preferring to read about tanks and artillery, mass and maneuver, attack and counterattack. The reasons for that bias are easy to understand.... 

Computer Indicates Ancient Europeans more Advanced than Previously Believed

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A device so complicated that “if it had not been discovered in 1901, no-one would have believed it possible” — this is the finding of a (relatively) new study of the famous Antikythera mechanism, dating from 150 BC. Found by chance by sponge divers in the wreck of a Roman vessel off the Greek island of Antikythera, it was at first presumed to be the inner workings of a sophisticated clock... 

After the Reich: The Brutal History of the Allied Occupation

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“The most notorious American POW camps were the so-called Rheinwiesenlager.” Here, the Americans allowed “anything up to 40,000 German soldiers to die from hunger and neglect in the muddy flats of the Rhine.” … “any attempt to feed the prisoners by the German civilian population was punishable by death.” This article was published in the Spring 2009 issue of... 

Official Moldovan Mitropoly’s response regarding the recent public Menorah removal in Chisinau

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Moldovan Metropolitan Vladimir Regarding the group of Orthodox Christians who removed the Menorah on December 13, from the Stephen The Great public square in Chisinau, the Moldovan Orthodox Church manifested its opposition regarding the way the Christians gathered there and protested. In the same time, we consider unwelcome the installing of a Jewish symbol in a public space that is highly tied with... 

Is this the lost city of Atlantis? Grainy images released showing city-like structures beneath the Caribbean Sea

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Herald de Paris: Guarding the location’s coordinates carefully, the project’s leader, who wishes to remain anonymous at this time, says the city could be thousands of years old; possibly even pre-dating the ancient Egyptian pyramids, at Giza. A group of ‘undersea archaeologists’ have become the latest to claim they have uncovered the lost city of Atlantis. The scientists – who... 

New Documentary on the Communist Famine in Ukraine

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Lazar Moiseyevich Kaganovich (Kogan), of Jewish descent, was born in Kubany, near Kiev, Ukraine, in 1893. In 1911 he joined the Jewish-founded Communist Party and became involved with the Bolsheviks. Kaganovich took an active part in the 1917 takeover of Christian Russia by Communism and rose rapidly in the Party hierarchy. From 1925 to 1928, he was first secretary of the party organization in Ukraine... 

Germany Expected To Make Last Payment Of World War I Reparations In 2010

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Germany is just 10 short months away from finally paying off one of the most onerous post-war reparations debts in human history, its massive war debt from the Treaty of Versailles. The German Empire entered World War One in 1914 on the side of Austro-Hungary. In June 1919 they were forced to sign the Treaty of Versailles, ceding West Prussia to Poland and Alsace-Lorraine to France. In addition, Germany... 

Antique car dealer finds Hitler's Mercedes

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A Düsseldorf antique car dealer working on behalf of a Russian billionaire told The Local on Monday he has located a Mercedes limousine belonging to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler after a painstaking two-month search. The midnight blue 770K model vehicle was locked away in a Bielefeld collector’s garage with seven others also previously owned by Nazi party officials, Michael Fröhlich said, confirming... 

This isn't the Britain we fought for, say the unknown warriors of WWII

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Soldiers of the British Expeditionary Force leave the UK for France aboard a troopship to help the French Resistance during WWII Sarah Robinson was just a teenager when World War II broke out. She endured the Blitz, watching for fires during Luftwaffe air raids armed with a bucket of sand. Often she would walk ten miles home from work in the blackout, with bombs falling around her. As soon as she turned... 

1970s film on private Hitler rediscovered

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A documentary panned at Cannes in the 1970s for depicting Hitler’s personal life is now being shown in Germany for the first time. David Wroe speaks with the director with the director about the film’s vastly different reception nearly four decades later. When “Swastika” was shown at the 1973 Cannes film festival, fights broke out and somebody threw part of a chair at the screen. “All... 
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