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History of War1 min letti
Welcome
The image of the chivalric gentleman aviator gallantly flying into battle to duel with the enemy is one of the enduring impressions of the First World War. This idealised, heroic figure is nowhere better embodied than in Manfred von Richthofen, later
History of War3 min lettiCrime & Violence
CUBA & THE MOB
During the week of 22 December 1946, a who’s who of organised crime in the United States and Italy gathered at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba in Havana. The so-called Havana Conference was a watershed event in the history of the criminal underworld in th
History of War1 min lettiInternational Relations
Kennedy, Castro And Caution
The fiasco of the Bay of Pigs invasion has been described as both “too much” and “not enough”. The operation was too large to keep secret and too small for a realistic chance of success. When President Kennedy examined the CIA plan, his concerns that