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“I Felt No Pity”
During WWII over 800,000 women served in the armed forces of the Soviet Union. Although most acted as medics or nurses, many also served as combatants. Their roles ranged from pilots, tank crew members and machine-gunners but female personnel were al
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The Battle Of Königgrätz, 1866
The Prussian Elbe Army and First Army make contact with the Austrians on 2 July. They prepare to attack the prepared Austrian defensive positions on 3 July and send word to the Second Army to join them with all haste. On the Prussian right, Moltke h
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War In Focus
Members of the Fascio di Londra, the London Fascist Organisation, give the Fascist salute at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. After Mussolini’s March on Rome in 1922, Fascist movements gained attention around the word, and right-wing groups adopted the sal