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Witnessing The Junta
Between 1976-83, Argentina was ruled by a military dictatorship that was commonly known as the ‘junta’. Throughout this period, the regime conducted a ‘Dirty War’ where political dissidents were hunted down. Approximately 30,000 people disappeared an
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The Battle Of Cannae
Hannibal, sworn to enmity for Rome since childhood, quickly defeated two Roman armies at the Trebia and Lake Trasimene, shortly after invading Italy. However, on the large sweeping plains near Cannae, he would meet a very different challenge. Those v
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Filip Konowal
Buckingham Palace would seem a most unlikely place to find an ordinary Canadian soldier, but on 15 October 1917, King George V leaned forward and pinned the coveted crimson ribbon and bronze cross emblazoned “for valour” on the tunic of Corporal Fili