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Suez Canal Opens - History

Suez Canal Opens - History

On November 17, 1869 the Suez Canal opened to traffic. The canal linked the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. It was 103 miles long and it brought Oriental ports 5,000 miles closer to Europe. Work had begun on the canal in 1859. It was financed primarily by French investors. The canal increased the strategic importance of Egypt to European powers.

Segovia: a new way of doing tourism with 5G and augmented reality

Segovia: a new way of doing tourism with 5G and augmented reality

Telefónica presented today in Segovia a new use case within the 5G Technological Cities project, based on augmented reality and immersive mixed reality technologies, to offer a new way of doing tourism that envelops the visitor in scenes from centuries past on stage real of the present.

They find the Roman amphitheater in the city of Ammaia

They find the Roman amphitheater in the city of Ammaia

For the second consecutive year, the international collaboration project between the Foundation for Roman Studies-National Museum of Roman Art of Mérida, the City of Ammaia Foundation, and the University of Lisbon, and the support of the Municipality of Marvao. “Lusitania: Research and Archaeological Project in the Roman city of Ammaia ”is an International Project financed by the Ministry of Culture and Sports through the grants summoned in competitive competition for Archaeological Projects abroad by the Cultural Institute of Spain (IPCE).

Browning Automatic Rifle M1918 and M1918A2

Browning Automatic Rifle M1918 and M1918A2

Browning Automatic Rifle M1918 and M1918A2 A Browning Automatic Rifle M1918 and a Browning Automatic Rifle M1918A2 at the Infantry Weapons Collection, WarminsterHow to cite this article:Antill, P (11 May 2010), Browning Automatic Rifle M1918 and M1918A2 , http://www.

The Memoirs of General Ulysses S. Grant

The Memoirs of General Ulysses S. Grant

General Taylor never made any great show or parade, either of uniform or retinue. In dress he was possibly too plain, rarely wearing anything in the field to indicate his rank, or even that he was an officer; but he was known to every soldier in his army, and was respected by all. I can call to mind only one instance when I saw him in uniform, and one other when I heard of his wearing it, On both occasions he was unfortunate.

When did formal social dance fall out of favor in the US?

When did formal social dance fall out of favor in the US?

Up until about the 1950s, one can see instances of social dance (especially ballroom) dominating the social scene. This includes instances such as the tennis court scene with Humphrey Bogart and Au…