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Midway
At 10.20am on the morning of 4 June 1942, the United States was losing the war in the Pacific. At 10.27am, it was winning. In those seven minutes everything changed in what was really the American Trafalgar and which saw the Imperial Japanese Fleet a
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Great Northern War
Sweden has been the dominant power around the Baltic Sea since the Thirty Years’ War (1618-48) but at the end of the 17th century the country is ruled by a new, teenage king – Charles XII. An anti-Swedish alliance headed by Tsar Peter I (‘the Great’)
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Boeing Ah-64d Apache Longbow
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