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World War II GIs Pack Personal Items

World War II GIs Pack Personal Items

In this video clip of History& 39;s Mail Call, host R. Cameras and diaries were forbidden but compact shaving kits, letters from home, magazines, prophylactic kits and other small items were common.

Langley II CVL-27Langley II CVL-27 - History

Langley II CVL-27Langley II CVL-27 - History

Langley II(CVL~27: dp. 11,000, 1. 622& 39;6& 34;, b. 71& 39;6& 34;, ew. 109& 39;2& 34;;dr. 26& 39;; s. 31 k.;cpl. 1,569; a. 26 40mm., dct 45; cl.Independence)Langley (CVL-27), originally named Fargo (CL-85), was laid down as Crown~en Point (CV-27) by New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J., 11 April 1942; renamed Langley 13 November 1942; launched 22 May 1943; sponsored by Mrs.

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Virginia Mason Medical Center is an independent, private, non-profit organization based in Seattle, Washington. Blackford, MD., who co-founded the clinic.Virginia Mason encompasses a multi-specialty group practice of more than 390 physicians, a 336-bed licensed acute care hospital, an internationally renowned research institute, an active philanthropic foundation, the Bailey-Boushay House, and a network of clinics throughout western Washington, with sports and occupational medicine facilities.

Chinese Diamond Sutra

Chinese Diamond Sutra

The Buddhist text known as the Diamond Sutra is believed to be the oldest surviving printed book in the world, dated to 868 CE and written in Chinese. This work is one of the most important works of...

Rand Flem-Ath

Rand Flem-Ath

RAND FLEM-ATH is a 5th generation Canadian living with his wife and co-author (ROSE FLEM-ATH) on the Pacific coast of Canada.

Robespierre, incorruptible and dictator

Robespierre, incorruptible and dictator

Maximilien de Robespierre (1758-1794). © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: March 2016 Historical background Of bourgeois origin, the son of a lawyer and himself, Robespierre is one of the great incarnations of the spirit of the Revolution . Despite the uprising of the Commune, he was guillotined the next day.