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Marine Phoenix T-AP-195 - History

Marine Phoenix T-AP-195 - History

Marine PhoenixA merchant name retained.(T-AP-195: dp. 10,210; 1. 523& 39;; b. 72& 39;; dr. 26& 39;; s. 17 k.; trp. 3,674; a. none; cl. Marine Adder; T. C4-S-A3)Marine Phoenix (T-AP-195) was laid down under Maritime Commission contract by Kaiser Co., Inc., Vancouver, Wash., 16 December 1944; launched 9 August 1945; sponsored by Mrs.

Is this really “Napoleon's March”?

Is this really “Napoleon's March”?

The Chabad/Lubavitch Jewish group have a tradition that this song originated as a military march played by Napoleon’s armies as they invaded Russia: http://www.chabad.org/multimedia/media_cdo/aid/…

Development of Kun Opera in China - History

Development of Kun Opera in China - History

Created under the Ming Dynasty, Kun opera was popular throughout China, and was characterized by a series of elegant melodic songs or arias which formed the middle section of the piece, introduced by a vocal prelude and concluded with a vocal postlude and possibly a finale. The melodic style used material from both southern and northern Chinese music.

West Ham United: Sam Small

West Ham United: Sam Small

Biography of West Ham United: Sam Small

Ta-Kiang Str - History

Ta-Kiang Str - History

Ta-Kiang(Str: t. 510; 1. 154& 39;0& 34;; b. 28& 39;0& 34;; dr. 11& 39;0& 34;; dph. 11& 39;6& 34;cpl. 40)Ta-Kiang (sometimes spelled Takiang)—an oakhulled, screw steamer built in 1862 at New York City by the shipbuilding firm of Roosevelt and Joyce-was active in the China trade, probably under the British flag to avoid being molested by Confederate raiders and cruisers.

Israelite Technology Timeline

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