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Slani Banani 🌻 retweeted
The Canadian Skink AA tank built on the Grizzly chassis was perhaps the best vehicle in its class. Only one prototype went into battle in early 1945, but by that point the Luftwaffe was all but extinct and the Skink had no chances to prove itself in combat. #tanks #history #WW2
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Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 2013: South African #President and anti-apartheid activist Nelson #Mandela dies of a lung infection at the age of 95 in #Johannesburg, South Africa. #SouthAfrica #history #freedom #OTD #ad bit.ly/3rdxeQQ amzn.to/3qx88JG
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Володимир Антонюк retweeted
Фото двох дівчат з Луганська, 1915 рік. Дуже оригінальна вишивка та прикраси. Джерело: Світлана Кравченко. #Луганськ #Luhansk #History
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Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 1931: Soviet #Communist leader Joseph #Stalin orders the #Cathedral of #Christ the Saviour in #Moscow, Russia to be destroyed. #Construction on the new #church, pictured, began in 1995 and was completed in 2000. #history #Dictator #OTD #ad amzn.to/33Jy0Z7
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Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 1933: The 21st #amendment to the U.S. #Constitution is ratified, ending the #prohibition of #alcohol, when #Utah became the last state to ratify it. #beer #wine #whiskey #history #21stamendment #OnThisDate #ad amzn.to/2IcYKK2
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Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 1941: During World War II, Great Britain declares war on #Finland, #Hungary and #Romania. All three countries will eventually switch sides in the war. #WWII #WW2 #history #OTD #Axis #Allies #ad bit.ly/3rdxeQQ amzn.to/3lJhHBC
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Moss Trooper retweeted
#OTD in 1917. Four Victoria Cross winners. Left to right: Private O'Rourke (action 15/17 April 1917), Sergeant Ockendon (4 October 1917), Private Butler (6 August 1917) and Corporal Egerton (20 September 1917). #WW1 #HISTORY
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Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 1926: French #impressionist painter Claude #Monet dies in Giverny, #France. He was born on November 14, 1840 in #Paris. #artist #history #OTD #beautiful #RIP #ad amzn.to/3xLt8AE bit.ly/3rdxeQQ
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Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 1901: Walt Disney Company co-founder Walt Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois. He died on December 15, 1966 in Burbank, California. The company was founded with his brother Roy Disney in 1923 as Disney Brothers Studios. #history #OTD #ad amzn.to/33JH0O1
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Hydraulic Mining in Gold Run, California. Pre 1884. #history #oldphoto #California #goldrush
Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 1766: James #Christie establishes the now renown auction house Christie's in #London, England. He was born in Perth, Scotland in 1730 and passed on November 8, 1803 in his house in England. #auction #Christie’s #history #OTD #ad amzn.to/3oiv3cT
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michelle🌹🐝happy ☮️❤️🌸🌻 retweeted
'5⭐️What a story as @CCarpinello displays her expertise as both a writer and an educator in her incredibly detailed portrayal of life in ancient Egypt.' amazon.com/Sphinx-Tales-Lege… #YA #teen #history #fiction #Egypt #histfic #ancienthistory #tales #Kindle #books #ebooks #IARTG
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Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 1360: The French franc, the previous #currency of France, was first #minted. Other currencies replaced the franc at different times, with the #franc continuing as #legal tender until 2002 when the #Euro fully replaced it. #history #money #OTD #ad amzn.to/33N2LfP
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Saifullah Sultan retweeted
On this day in 03 December 1988, Benazir Bhutto in National Assembly. Benazir Bhutto was sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan, becoming the first woman to head the government of a Muslim-majority state. #History
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Serafeim Stasinos retweeted
5 Dec 63 B.C.: Roman consul Marcus Tullius #Cicero gives the fourth and final Catiline Oration, which were #speeches he gave to the Roman #Senate, accusing Lucius Sergius #Catilina of leading a plot to overthrow the #government. #RomanHistory #history #ad amzn.to/3Ej8MB6
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Tim Garbutt retweeted
A flamethrower operator from "B" company of the 9th Marines Regiment runs toward Japanese bunkers during the Battle of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945. #History #WWII
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