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    Damn The Torpedoes! Full Speed Ahead!

    The quote above by Admiral David Farragut refers to the mining of the USS Tecumseh in 1864 during the Battle of Mobile Bay. In the 1860s a torpedo was actual a mine and steam torpedoes such as the Whitehead torpedo were only a few short years away. The Admiral was having his...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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    Antique Books

    It is written and recorded. The most interesting books I find are Old Bibles, school text books, diaries and maps.Bibles record births, deaths, weddings ad social events. People wrote inside the books. Thoughts about what was going on in their community and personal lives. I...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F Jun 18, 2011

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    Summary Of My First Novel, Am Trying To Get It Published

    PROJECT PEGASUS: ONE WAY ROADS It is the 17 July 1944, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, among other members of the German General Staff, is planning a military coup against Adolf Hitler. However, his staff car is strafed, nearly killing him. A few days later, Operation Valkyrie, the...
    HandsomeWriter HandsomeWriter 41-45, M Sep 27, 2013

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    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2014

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    A Lover Of History

       I have always love history. Learnig about diffrent coulters. How some of the peole used to live. I like to learn about the diffrent empiers that there was. How some of them fell a part or concerd each other. I have been reading about the English royal family. Like...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Sep 4, 2010

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    November 22, 1963

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas, in an open-top convertible.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2013

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    History And Archeology

    History and archaeology,Find 'em interestin',Love 'em,They fascinate me.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 24, 2012

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    It'S What I Went To School For :)

    The most fascinating and least lucrative college degree possible, but it's my passion so of course I majored in History :D
    Slobound76 Slobound76 36-40, M Oct 25, 2013

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    The Pages Of History Which Amaze Me Most.....!!!!

    The past always holds attraction to me, it never cease to amaze my brain how ideas and events were unfolded on the pages of history of mankind. as human beings we are carrying the legacy  of our ancestors,who carved our present....,making mistakes and sometime learning from...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 11, 2011

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    I haven been interested in it

    since i was a little boy. I love going to museums and to watch tv-programs about history. That's why I've started to study archaeology and hopefully get a job in it in the future.
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M Oct 24, 2014

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    History

    Where ever we go on vacation, I look for the places of historical or archeological significance. There is so much history everywhere if you only look for it. Like the RuneStone in Oklahoma, or the Stone Fort in Tennessee. I also love to go to Civil War Sites. Think how...
    thumper129 thumper129 61-65, M Mar 8, 2010

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    Ancient Egyptian Architecture & Mayan Ruins

    I was not like my peers....in the sense that I never fit in with them. Our interests were completely opposite. Back when I was younger, the girls my age would play dress up and host make believe tea parties with their stuffed animals. While they were engaged with their make...
    jUsTaNoThErMaYaNiSt jUsTaNoThErMaYaNiSt 18-21, F Dec 19, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I clove History. I love how History repeats itself. It always does
    TerrestrialWoden0783 TerrestrialWoden0783 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    I love the show "Vikings" on history channel, just watched the latest episode and dont remember the last time i was in such high suspense and...emotional. Plus, the way they...
    braster25 braster25 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    (History in my mind) *Munich Agreement, 1938. The end of the meeting with Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler.* Chamberlain: " Ok, Hitler. Everything is cool. We won't have to go...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yes , not just i love it , but i consider it as a guide for the humanity to make a better future , since without understanding the past , we will not be able to build a good future...
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Irish Proclamation Easter Rising 1916 99 years ago on Easter Monday... Read out by Patrick Pearse from the steps of the General Post Office where the rising started. Final lines...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Apr 6

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    To be honest, any subject with a teacher of my preference is a subject I like ;)!
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Ukrainians honoring a Waffen SS "Galicia Division" soldier who had died; Galicia Division was a Waffen SS division formed of Ukrainian volunteers. Because of the effects of the...
    kurtjaeger kurtjaeger 16-17, M Apr 21

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    I'm posting a lot tonight, lol. Anyway, I've been watching this really cool series on YouTube called 'The Great War' which teaches about World War I sort of "as it happened". Every...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I'm actually thinking of majoring in history when I go to this new college. My ultimate job goal right now is probably communicating with other countries through other curators and...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I like to learn as much as I can about U.S. History. As well as family History
    shadowarrior92 shadowarrior92 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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    The evening of May 5, 2015 was eventful and a turning point in history for Canadians. For one, the New Democratic Party was declared the majority government provincially, slamming...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    Whenever I read about history of India, I get proud. For one example, lets take Alexander's Battle of the Hydaspes...
    faisal6309 faisal6309 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I like the history channel but sometimes the channel doesn't show history stuff like presidents or slavery or things that happen in the 1950s.... Today the history channel shows...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 27

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    April 6, 1973 First DH in MLB History debuts at Fenway Park At Fenway Park, April 6 1973, Ron Blomberg of the Yankees becomes the first designated hitter in major league...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Apr 6

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    It has been one of my favorite channels since I was a kid. I attribute it to my passion for history and especially ww2. I learned so much from the history channel.
    Thespistx Thespistx 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    hi i'm sorry if this is long winded but i just need to express my feelings. i am in love with my history teacher and i am in year 9. of course i will never act on my feelings and...
    merlin7 merlin7 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    Jon and Vangelis... I'll find my way home.. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DPTwJsZEJ1g The meaning of the song is; People all are born whole, perfect, complete, but in the course...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F Apr 22

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    Kids are more high strung today than the average psych ward patient in 1950. The chances are fairly high that either you or a loved one has had a history of anxiety. In any given...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    How come my sister and I are so different? I have a water bottle that has "fresh H2O" print on it, and I asked my sister "do you know what H2O Is?", she replied; "yes, oxygen!" I...
    MissMachine00 MissMachine00 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014 "Still I Rise" You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise...
    Bradley8061 Bradley8061 22-25, M Apr 17

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    So what exactly is a semite? Diligent, impartial research will reveal that the word “semite” has no relation with any particular religious group or ethnicity, but with a group...
    mikkymoe mikkymoe 41-45, M Apr 26

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    I love the History Channel very much. I believe they do have many interesting programs for the entire family to watch. A few years, I was watching this station and they were...
    momlovesoutdoors momlovesoutdoors 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F Apr 27

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    April 16, 1940 Bob Feller Opening Day No Hitter On April 16, 1940, the Cleveland Indians' Bob Feller pitches his first no-hitter. He went on to throw two more no-hitters in his...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Apr 16

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    April 17, 1976 Mike Schmidt hits four consecutive homers On this day in 1976, Mike Schmidt of the Philadelphia Phillies hits four consecutive home runs in a game against the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Apr 17

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    The growing pains for America. This date in history the American Revolutionatry war begins with American victories at the famous battles of Lexington and Concord.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Apr 19

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    April 22, 2007 The Red Sox become the fifth team in big league history to hit four consecutive home runs in an inning when Manny Ramirez, J.D. Drew, Mike Lowell and Jason Varitek...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Apr 22

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    Even if they're stretching the meaning of the word "history" beyond any previously understood interpretations. (Other than the endless repeats, they're definitely historic)
    HoldenC13 HoldenC13 51-55, M Apr 26

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    This September, the city of London will be the hotspot where a percentage of the best and most inventive personalities in design assemble to hotshot their chic manifestations. From...
    theemergingtrends02 theemergingtrends02 22-25, F a week ago

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    IS THE BLOCKED VERSION .... I TOLD YOU MONTHS AGO YOUR BLOCKED I GET EVERY REVISION OF MY HISTORY ... AND IT GOES TOO GUESS WHO?????
    Chrislamicfailure123 Chrislamicfailure123 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    THIS PROFILE GOES WITH THE HISTORY THE IP ADDRESSES HE TOLD ME HE WAS LOOKING FOR A JOB AND NEEDED TOO.KNOW WHAT QUALIFICATIONS WERE REQUIRED... ....
    Chrislamicfailure123 Chrislamicfailure123 51-55, F