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Switzerland and the Second World War

Switzerland and the Second World War

Switzerland

Vultee A-35 Vengeance

Vultee A-35 Vengeance

Vultee A-35 VengeanceThe Vultee A-35 Vengeance was the designation given to the last 930 Vengeances, armed with the standard American 0.50in machine guns instead of the 0.30in guns used on the A-31 Vengeance. All A-35s were built by Vultee, after production ended at Northrop.Vengeance A-35AThe first 99 aircraft were built as A-35As.

Morane-Saulnier M.S.149

Morane-Saulnier M.S.149

Morane-Saulnier M.S.149The Morane-Saulnier M.S.149 was a parasol wing basic trainer that was used by the French Navy during the first half of the 1930s. It was a version of the M.S.147, which combined the faired fuselage and landing gear of the Navy& 39;s M.S.130 trainer of 1927, and the swept parasol wing of the Armée d l& 39;Air& 39;s M.

December 18, 2013 Day 333 of the Fifth Year - History

December 18, 2013 Day 333 of the Fifth Year - History

Custom SearchFollow @HistorycentralCPresident Barack Obama gestures during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Dec. 18, 2013.9:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily BriefingOval Office11:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets members of the Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies2:05PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY meet with moms to discuss health careOval Office

Mycenaean tombs discovered in southern Greece

Mycenaean tombs discovered in southern Greece

A team of archaeologists has found in southern Greece, near the city of Kiveri, several tombs that date back to the Mycenaean period, between 1600-1100 BC The legend of Kiveri, ancient Apovathmi, says that it was founded in the year 1600 BC by the first Doric invaders of the Peloponnese.

Victorious Roman Charioteer

Victorious Roman Charioteer

Mosaic depicting a victorious charioteer called Marcianus accompanied by the wish of victory NICHA (sic). Nika is a given name of Greek origin meaning