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I really enjoy reading and learning about modern history and will pin here my Hubs and others I find that are worth checking out!
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Berlin Wall, then and now. Look how industrial and depressing East Germany was even in this tiny snapshot, and how baroque and grand the West was.

Berlin Wall, then and now. Look how industrial and depressing East Germany was even in this tiny snapshot, and how baroque and grand the West was. This is exactly how I remember it.

Who Owned the Titanic?

Who Owned the Titanic?

RMS Titanic was a British ship, right? But the luxury liner had a complex ownership.

The Berlin Wall Falls 1989

Understanding The Cold War And Berlin Wall

The Korean peninsula has its own Cold War. The situation there, involving nukes, one million soldiers on both sides of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and a psychopath with his finger on the trigger i…

The Amazing D-Day Story of Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore

Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore: An Incredible D-Day Story

In a small hamlet just a few miles from Utah Beach in Normandy is a century church that holds an amazing story of sacrifice and bravery. Meet Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore, the angels of mercy.

Sarah Forbes Bonetta in 1862

Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

Sara Forbes Bonetta September - West African Egbado Omoba who was orphaned in inter-tribal warfare and subsequently captured by slave-raiders. Was raised by Queen Victoria as her goddaughter. Married Captain Davies - a Yoruba businessman.

The Norman invasion and the Battle of Hastings (1066) rocked the Anglo-Saxon world and changed the culture and English language forever

The Battle of Hastings (England,1066 AD) and how it changed the English language

The Norman invasion and the Battle of Hastings rocked the Anglo-Saxon world and changed the culture and English language forever

Fascinating read about an accidental bombing of a US town during WWII

A military aircraft from Texas drops bombs on an unsuspecting Oklahoma town during World War II.

Range of Missiles during Cuban Missile Crisis

Understanding The Cold War And Berlin Wall

Range of Soviet medium-range ballistic missiles and intermediate-range ballistic missiles, if launched from Cuba.

Via @jackie_jackson --- Fifty years ago today - the last men to hang in the UK.

Fifty years ago today - the last men to hang in the UK.

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