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Industrial Workers of the World

Industrial Workers of the World

Read the essential details about the History of the Industrial Workers of the World. In 1905 representatives of 43 groups who opposed the policies of American Federation of Labour, formed the radical labour organisation, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). The IWW's goal was to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

The first automobile competitions

The first automobile competitions

The Paris-Dieppe race, 1897. Mayade on his car (on the right) .ANONYMETour de France automobile 1899. Car Amédée Bollée.GIRARD ÉtienneThe arrival of the winner.SCHRYVER by Louis Marie (1862 - 1942) CloseTitle: La course Paris- Dieppe, 1897. Mayade on his car (on the right) .Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1897Date represented: 1897Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technics and other indications: Photographic albumLocation of Conservation: Museums and national domain of Compiègne site webContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - R.

Gorbachev calls for nuclear weapons treaty

Gorbachev calls for nuclear weapons treaty

In a surprising announcement, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev indicates that his nation is ready to sign “without delay” a treaty designed to eliminate U.S. and Soviet medium-range nuclear missiles from Europe. Gorbachev’s offer led to a breakthrough in negotiations and, eventually, to the signing of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in December 1987.

The Metropolitan, a major stake

The Metropolitan, a major stake

Villette-Halles Centrales Underground Railway ProjectBOURDELIN Emile The Construction of the Metropolitan LOIR Luigi (1845 - 1916) Villette-Halles Centrales Underground Railway Project © RMN-Grand Palais (Domaine de Compiègne) / Daniel Arnaudet The Construction of the Metropolitan © La Piscine Museum (Roubaix), Dist.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVIII

Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVIII

Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVIIIExternally the Mk XVIII was very similar to late production Mk XIVs. It had the bubble canopy and cut back fuselage. It was armed with the “e” wing, with two 20mm cannon and two .50in machine guns, or four 20mm cannon. 300 were produced, 200 of which were FR (Fighter Reconnaissance) aircraft, which sacrificed some fuel capacity to carry two F.

Marina Oswald

Marina Oswald

Biography of Marina Oswald