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

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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 31-35, M Oct 24, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Folklore, local History, American history. Paranormal, True Survival stories.
    Harleyman050 Harleyman050 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    It's weird, I'm not that big of a fan of Mn... But I really do love Mpls! I love exploring the trails and the unique history of this city
    justbnatural justbnatural 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I just don't give a rat's *** about Independence Day. I don't. If it's a time to reflect on Americas history or America's independence from Britain, that literally means very...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Teenagers by My Chemical Romance Tell us the TRUE history without any bias!
    playingbrave playingbrave 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Happy Independence Day to all my lovely American friends. Have fun guys and pass me a beer x
    Littlemissshy25 Littlemissshy25 46-50, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    A lot of history is boring to me, but some things really interest me. I have always been interested into World War 2. And out of all of the countries I have been more interested...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 19 hrs ago

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    I love History so much! My family and friends think it is weird and when I tell new people I love History they ask "How much?". This is where people find it weird because I tell...
    KatarinaWu KatarinaWu 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I would love to write a medieval book . I love love reading history books . PC Doherty . Michael Jecks. Write good books . Text books are interesting as well. Michael...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I like being different. I like having "flaws”. I like being a limited edition. I don’t want to be a copy. I don’t need to be perfect (it doesn’t exist anyway) I can't be...
    emmygribbia2002 emmygribbia2002 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    July 1, 1953 - Mel Parnell wins his 100th career game as Boston blanks the Bronx Bombers at Yankee Stadium, 4-0. Joining Cy Young, Joe Wood, Lefty Grove and Joe Dobson, the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I m in a power trip i m not sure if i m hallucinating somebody help me, those visions and toughts seem so real and realistic for me , i keep having toughts about me changing the...
    Pm7237 Pm7237 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    if you ever feel bad about yourself remember that george bush was once informed that 4 brazilian people were killed in iraq and he responded ‘how many is a brazilian’
    jamespasio26 jamespasio26 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I love history of different countries .. So much can be related to the history to the present living and how the culture develops over ages .. And how things becomes relevant and...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love all history but my favourite is Greek medicine :)
    Bubbles1966 Bubbles1966 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love history and want to teach it one day. One problem. I get bored sometimes with all the long and drawn out history books - I wish sometimes there was a better way to absorb...
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    This is a picture of Moscow the day the day ww2 ended if you don't know anything about ww2 then you should know that the Russians did the lions share of fighting and dying in the...
    Claywoo10 Claywoo10 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Traveling is something I want to do in my life but with no money, it's hard to reach what you want that is so far away. You can only look at it and feel hopelessly infatuated with...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is Leutnant (Lieutenant) Hugo Gutmann. He was Hitler's officer during their service in the First World War. Ironically, Hitler's favourite medal which he always wore, the iron...
    Todesengel Todesengel 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was a huge history nerd in like 4th grade I was so fascinated by WW2 and everything then I started watching Hetalia in middle school...omg my life changed so much 😂 We were...
    SweetButPainfulRose SweetButPainfulRose 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Well my final proof ??? Alot of people have relied on books and what information they have contained through history . Some authors have identified christ as to be no more than a...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M a week ago

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    And detest anyone that tries to take it or my property away from me. I have never lived in a communist country, but I have a very dear friend that has. She and her family escaped...
    AlwaysGood AlwaysGood 51-55, M Jun 25

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    This story started 6 years ago.I fell in love with a priest when i was 15,he was 22,still studying priesthood and haven't made any of his vows yet.We met in a camp organized by the...
    Hafizamassoud Hafizamassoud 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    This story started 6 years ago.I fell in love with a priest when i was 15,he was 22,still studying priesthood and haven't made any of his vows yet.We met in a camp organized by the...
    Hafizamassoud Hafizamassoud 18-21, F Jun 23

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    This story started 6 years ago.I fell in love with a priest when i was 15,he was 22,still studying priesthood and haven't made any of his vows yet.We met in a camp organized by the...
    Hafizamassoud Hafizamassoud 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I just read Lolita for the first time last week. I was 14 when the remake of the movie came out and was fascinated by it. Tho to this day I've never seen the one from 97'. I've...
    Benny412 Benny412 31-35, M Jun 22

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    ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S MOTHER: "Again with the stovepipe hat, Abe? Can't you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?"
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jun 22

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    • Matthew 17:20 • He replied, "Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M Jun 21

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    I'm 27 years old, and a maths teacher in high school. I have never, ever been interested in one of my students before. I mess around a lot, and I'm attracted to more confident and...
    tumblingdice tumblingdice 18-21 1 Response Jun 21

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    I have a secret and I leave it up to you to tell It is our mystery Our future to foretell You have a song you want me to hear I eagerly await and I have no fear I have not the...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    history repeats itself that's enough to be said
    Costakilla Costakilla 16-17, M Jun 19

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    IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve...