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3rd June 1991: IRA men shot dead by British army

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 12:28 AM by JonPHarris

3rd June 1991: IRA men shot dead by British army

Three IRA gunmen have been shot dead by the army in Northern Ireland.
Soldiers opened fire on their car as it drove through the village of Coagh in County Tyrone.

It was hit by a hail of about 200 bullets, before crashing and bursting into flames.

The attack is believed to have been carried out by a specialist covert team acting on intelligence.

Police said the men were on their way...
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The Tudor enemy

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 01:30 PM by Crystal Rainbow

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The rebellion had shaken Richard despite of his success; he knew who were the people who had conspired against him. He was taken aback that people could be so nice to his face, the minute his back was turned those very same people were plotting his downfall. As he was considering his plans about what to do with...
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How effective were poor law reforms and philanthropy in reducing the causes of povert

Posted July 8th, 2012 at 08:33 AM by Tony Franks-Buckley

Britain faced increased poverty during the 19th Century when it was experiencing an Industrial Revolution. This article will discuss how reforms in the poor law and philanthropy attempted to reduce the causes of poverty.

The Poor Law Amendment Act 1834, sometimes abbreviated to PLAA, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed by the Whig government of Lord Melbourne that reformed the country's poverty relief system (with the exception of Scotland, which reformed their...
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The Yorkist Bride

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 12:18 PM by Crystal Rainbow

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Margaret Beaufort ambitions had come to fruition, to see that her son had become king was her dream that she had long plotted to make her dream become her reality. There was one thing that seemed to dampen the celebration of the battle of Bosworth, when she had heard about the death of William Brandon she was really...
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Red River War - Buffalo Wallow Fight

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 03:38 PM by Baltis

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On September 12, 1874 six men serving in the US Army fought 125 Kiowa and Comanche Indians near the Washita River in the Texas Panhandle. All six received the Congressional Medal of Honor for their conduct.

Two scouts, Amos Chapman and Billy Dixon, carried dispatches from Colonel Miles to Camp Supply in the Indian Territory. The scouts chose to move light with only four enlisted men for support....
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