november

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    27 November 1942 -French fleet scuttled

    The 27th of November this year masrks the 75th anniversary of the French Navy scuuttling itself to avoid the Nazis taking it over when they crossed the non -occupied zone in a response to 'Operation Torch-The Anglo-American invasion of Vivhy held Noth Africa at Algiers. Had the French navy men...
  2. Old Spartan Veteran

    Large protests in America on November 4th?

    There has been talk of large protests that will take place in America on November 4th, ever since an advertisement appeared on a full page in the New York Times (see link below) on the 1st, declaring the intention to put an end to the current government by continual protests. As a person who...
  3. Frank81

    American soldiers (3) killed by Jordanian army past November

    The issue took place last November, then https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/world/middleeast/jordan-killing-us-soldiers.html A video emerged today with the full incident (no sound, no cuts): Fa3q_pCFAvE I wonder what the hell was wrong with the guard at 0:51 Notice the attempt to...
  4. F

    20 November 1917: Clemenceau takes power

    In mid-November 1917, the President of the Republic Raymond Poincaré reluctantly appointed one of his great rivals at the head of the government. At 76, Georges Clemenceau enters the legend that will make him "the tiger." Radical became a proponent of the republican order, Clemenceau opposed...
  5. CathareHeretic

    November 27, 1942 Toulon

    I no understand for whats the Fleet of Toulon refused to join the alliés in North Africa and prefers the suicide to save France . I no understand the Anglophobia of the Admirality I im not fan of Darlan but this order in Radio Algier is legal and legitimate . The French fleet is scuttled in...
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    Hms bulwark november 1914

    I am suprised that none of the British posters seem aware that 100 years ago this week -in November 1914 -the elderly Royal NAVY BATTLESHIP ''HMS BULWARK'' exploded at her moorings in England wiping out hundreds of her officers and men due to weeping cordite or a similar technical deficency in...
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    November 14th

    Should India really be celebrating November 14th as children's day? IMHO we should celebrate it as a black day because the curse which was responsible for the loss of Kashmir and 1962 war was born on this day.
  8. Zhang LaoYong

    9 November 1989

    It's the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down, and I was wondering if anyone had any stories to share about this? Any stories at all about the Wall, this time in Berlin (back in 1989), or shortly thereafter? I know we have many German and other European members here, and I am...
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    Auschwitz History Course for Teachers 2014 - Krakow November

    Dear All - Teachers & Educators! We have a pleasure to invite you to attend the third edition of Auschwitz Teachers Training organised by Escape2Poland and Auschwitz Museum, providing excellent opportunity to continue your professional development. When: 7th-10th November 2014 Where: Krakow -...
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    Los Angeles Airport Shooting November 1 2013

    Los Angeles Airport Shooting November 1 2013 - YouTube A lone gunman opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport in Southern California early Friday, killing at least one person, injuring several more and prompting authorities to evacuate a major terminal at LAX. At a press conference...
  11. Corto Maltese

    The Emu War ( 2 November 1932– 10 December 1932

    Was the Emu war the most most humiliating loss of a war ? i mean how could Australia lose a war against Birds ?
  12. Thessalonian

    Spain will hold early elections in November

    "Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has announced early elections will take place on the 20 November instead of next March. The premier said one of the reasons he had set the date was to stop political debate from being dominated by speculation. Speaking on Friday...
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    Burgerbraukeller: November 8, 1939

    Hello Everyone, I'm new to this forum and I have a question about the night of Hitler's speech at the Munich Burgerbraukeller on November 8, 1939. Does anybody know what other high-ranking Nazi officials attended his speech on that night? Thanks and karma to anybody with an answer!
  14. RonPrice

    The Power of the Powerless--ABC1TV: 11:35-12:35 pm, 1 November 2010.

    REVOLUTION? The Antipodes for the purposes of this prose-poem consists of Australia and New Zealand. The last month of spring began yesterday in the Antipodes, that is, on 1 November 2010. I began this last month of spring by having my midnight snack, which for the purposes of this...
  15. Sharks and love

    100 years later this november: Mark Twain will finally reveal all

    http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/after-keeping-us-waiting-for-a-century-mark-twain-will-finally-reveal-all-1980695.html ""The great American writer left instructions not to publish his autobiography until 100 years after his death, which is now""
  16. RonPrice

    “The Age of Terror-Episode 2: On This Day--8 November 1987,” SBS TV, 8:30-9:30 p.m. 30 June 2009.

    “The Age of Terror-Episode 2: On This Day--8 November 1987,” SBS TV, 8:30-9:30 p.m. 30 June 2009. We all sift the events of our times through the hour-glass of our own lives, our historical perspectives, our personal cosmology, our fundamental orientations to life, our personal interests and...
  17. Commander

    This day in History November 30- Dec6

    General Interest 1886 : Folies Bergere stage first revue 1874 : Winston Churchill born 1954 : Meteorite strikes Alabama woman 1993 : Brady Bill signed into law American Revolution 1776 : Howe brothers offer amnesty Automotive 1866 : Work on underwater tunnel gets underway in Chicago...
  18. Commander

    This Day in History November 21-28

    from history.com General Interest 1980 : Millions tune in to find out who shot J.R. 1783 : Men fly over Paris 1877 : Edison's first great invention 1985 : Israeli spy arrested in United States American Revolution 1776 : Washington orders General Lee to New Jersey Automotive 1937 ...
  19. Commander

    This Day in History, November 13-20th

    from history.com General Interest 1851 : Moby-Dick published 1969 : Apollo 12 lifts off 1982 : Walesa released from jail American Revolution 1776 : Benjamin Franklin takes sides Automotive 1914 : The first Dodge 1945 : Speedway gets a second chance Civil War 1862 : Lincoln approves...
  20. Commander

    This Day in History, November 6th-12th

    from history.com General Interest 1962 : U.N. condemns apartheid 1860 : Abraham Lincoln elected president 1917 : Bolsheviks revolt in Russia 1917 : Canadians take Passchendaele American Revolution 1789 : John Carroll named first Catholic bishop in U.S. Automotive 1899 : First Packard...