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This website allows visitors to experience some of the elements of World War I first hand.The visitors of the site can choose a virtual character and determine their nationality, age and gender.Newspapers report on this day in 1994 that publishing house Alfred A.Knopf will pay Pope John Paul II a record-breaking .75 million advance for his new book, Crossing the Threshold of Hope.The North Vietnamese were partly correct; the attacks, conducted just after midnight on July 30, were part of a covert operation called...
On this day in 1943, a Japanese destroyer rams an American PT (patrol torpedo) boat, No. The destruction is so massive other American PT boats in the area assume the crew is dead.On this day in 1774, dissenting British minister Joseph Priestly, author of Observations on Civil Liberty and the Nature and Justice of the War with America, discovers oxygen while serving as a tutor to the sons of American sympathizer William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, at Bowood House in Wiltshire,...On this day in 2007, Citibank opens China’s first drive-through automated teller machine (ATM) at the Upper East Side Central Plaza in Beijing. Grant appoints General Philip Sheridan commander of the Army of the Shenandoah.Like those of drive-through restaurants and drive-in movies, the origins of drive-through banking can be traced to the United States. Within a few months, Sheridan drove a Confederate force from the Shenandoah Valley and destroyed nearly all possible sources of Rebel supplies, helping to seal the fate of the Confederacy. The United States, the Soviet Union, Canada and every European nation (except Albania) sign the Helsinki Final Act on the last day of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE).The act was intended to revive the sagging spirit of detente between the Soviet Union and the United... A severe flood of the Red River in North Vietnam kills an estimated 100,000 people on this day in 1971. Recipe for Victory: Food and Cooking in Wartime is a collection of English and American wartime resources on cooking, gardening and nutrition.