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Wilderness Workhorse: Canada’s Rugged, Reliable Noorduyn Norseman Bush Plane

Designed and built in Canada in 1935, the Noorduyn Norseman set the standard for all subsequent bush planes to follow ...
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From Fame to Obscurity: Story of the “Mexican Lindbergh”

Emilio Carranza’s historic 1928 goodwill flight from Mexico to the United States and back ended in tragedy in New Jersey’s ...
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Smallpox: A Common Enemy During the Civil War

Vaccination efforts became standard for both armies desperate to prevent the spread of deadly smallpox ...
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Collapse of ancient Liangzhu culture caused by climate change

Referred to as 'China's Venice of the Stone Age', the Liangzhu excavation site in eastern China is considered one of ...
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Ancient human relative, Australopithecus sediba, ‘walked like a human, but climbed like an ape’

The recovery of new lumbar vertebrae from the lower back of a single individual of the human relative, Australopithecus sediba, ...
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Prehistoric mums may have cared for kids better than we thought

A new study has revealed the death rate of babies in ancient societies is not a reflection of poor healthcare, ...
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Ancient Roman soldier’s cavalry face mask discovered in Turkey

Archaeologists in Turkey have discovered an iron mask worn by a cavalryman in ancient Rome’s army circa 1,800 years ago ...
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Why Did the Beatles Break Up?

The four Beatles—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr—changed music forever in a relatively brief timespan, bursting onto ...
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War In the Villages Review

You get exactly what you see in the title and subtitle of this latest book examining the Marine Corps’ often-overlooked, ...
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This Brilliant British Naval Commander Was His Own Worst Enemy

British Admiral Thomas Cochrane excelled in the navies of three nations, but his combative nature nearly made him a footnote ...
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