50 Things You Should Know About the Second World War by Simon Adams50 Things You Should Know About the Second World War is the second instalment and follows the successful title on the First World War. Discover what caused the war and why it eventually affected every corner of the globe. The key battles, events and figures are all explored and recounted in succinct and easy-to understand text while illustrations and photographs bring the past vividly back to life.
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Which means has officially flown by. Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them? One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on what worked well and what didn't--so I can set myself up for success in the year to follow. I like starting mine in October, so by the time the New Year rolls around, I'm already kicking.
The world is filled with mysteries. Some solved, some you can't fathom and some that remain completely unknown. But then, there comes a time when the.
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One of the downsides of living in the Information Age? It feels impossible to keep up! The good news, of course, is that some things are worth knowing a lot more than others. Probably not important. But tips for living a better life? Well worth committing to memory. Note: Apologies to baseball buffs.
The war began on March 15, when pro-democracy protests broke out in the southern Syrian city of Deraa. These protests were targeted at dictator and president of Syria Bashar Assad and were sparked by the arrest and torture of Syrian teenagers who painted revolutionary slogans on the wall of a school. The initial protest ended with the death of several demonstrators by government security forces. Soon, protestors calling for the resignation of President Bashar Assad filled streets across the country, and the government turned to the use of force, including chemical weapons, as a means to quiet its people. These actions had the opposite effect, instead only inspiring the opposition to eventually take up arms of their ownóboth for defense and, later, to expel security forces from within their communities. Now lasting approximately four and a half years, the conflict has killed more than , Syrians, 30, of which were children.
As we continue to evolve, scientists believe that fewer and fewer humans will be born with wisdom teeth In the s, a Belgian village attempted to train a fleet of 37 official mail cats to deliver letters. There may be no sound in space, but it does have a distinct smell: a bouquet of diesel fumes, gunpowder, and barbecue. In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck. When a California farmer realized he was discarding tons of carrots a day because they were too bent to be sold, he gave his harvest a makeover and shaved them down to snackable nubs. Oreos are a knock-off of Hydrox cookies, which came out four years earlier in