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Magazine articles on modern history.
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Aviation History
September 2005
David H. Grover
Harrowing 1927 California to Hawaii Flight The accomplishments of two pioneering civilians -- Emory Bronte and Ernie Smith -- who piloted a Travel Air across the Pacific in 1927 have been largely overlooked. mark for My Articles 171 similar articles
American History
October 2005
Eric Niderost
'The Birth of a Nation': When Hollywood Glorified the KKK Ninety years after its first screening and 100 years after the publication of the novel that inspired it, D.W. Griffith's motion picture continues to be lauded for its cinematographic excellence and vilified for its racist content. The film came from Griffith's personal vision, and as such it reflected the strengths and weaknesses of the man himself. mark for My Articles 13 similar articles
Wild West
August 2005
Robert Nightengale
Custer's Last Stand Still Stands Up Although George Custer may have made some mistakes at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, he had a solid plan that summer day in 1876 and might have defeated Sitting Bull and allies had two subordinate officers obeyed his orders. mark for My Articles 27 similar articles
Science News
July 30, 2005
From the July 27, 1935, Issue "Geometry" of Bees is Not Result of Planning... Man-Made Gamma Rays Six Times as Piercing as Nature's... Electrical Device Aids in Measuring Speeds of Cars... mark for My Articles 20 similar articles
America's Civil War
David A. Norris
Bloody Day at Boteler's Ford Just two days after the Battle of Antietam, the deadliest day of the Civil War, the savage Battle of Shepherdstown made for a bloody little coda to the 1862 Maryland campaign. mark for My Articles 136 similar articles
Civil War Times
October 2005
Allen Guelzo
Ambrose Bierce's Civil War: One Man's Morbid Vision For Ambrose Bierce, the enemy was not really the gray-clad host at the other end of the field, but death, and the terror of death and wounds. mark for My Articles
Science News
July 23, 2005
From the July 20, 1935, issue Boiling clouds make for difficult flying... Cancer patients may benefit from radioactive elements... Supersonic waves speed the growth of potatoes... mark for My Articles 3 similar articles
British Heritage
September 2005
Claire Hopley
The Puritan Migration: Albion's Seed Sets Sail As tensions between Parliament and the Crown heated toward what became the English Civil War, dissenting Puritans in the Eastern Counties sought refuge from economic hardship and religious persecution. To the shores of Massachusetts Bay they brought their spiritual ideals and way of life. mark for My Articles 40 similar articles
Science News
July 16, 2005
From the July 13, 1935, Issue Soundproofing Gives Wall Look of Underground Cave... Professor Albert Einstein Announces a New Theory... Expansion of Universe Sole Explanation of Red Shift... mark for My Articles 114 similar articles
IEEE Spectrum
July 2005
Stephen Cass
Genius on the Block From the early mechanical calculators of the 17th century through the birth of electronic computing during World War II up to the founding of the Internet in the 1970s, some of the most important documents in the history of computing and telecommunications went under the gavel. mark for My Articles 29 similar articles
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