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Airey Neave

Airey Neave

Biography of Airey Neave

USS Boggs (DD-136) Communications Room

USS Boggs (DD-136) Communications Room

U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History, Norman Friedmann .The standard history of the development of American destroyers, from the earliest torpedo boat destroyers to the post-war fleet, and covering the massive classes of destroyers built for both World Wars. Gives the reader a good understanding of the debates that surrounded each class of destroyer and led to their individual features.

Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg

Biography of Daniel Ellsberg

Cornelius Vanderbilt - Biography, Children and Facts

Cornelius Vanderbilt - Biography, Children and Facts

Shipping and railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) was a self-made multi-millionaire who became one of the wealthiest Americans of the 19th century. As a boy, he worked with his father, who operated a boat that ferried cargo between Staten Island, New York, where they lived, and Manhattan.

Can We See Parallels Between the Peasants’ Revolt and the Covid-19 Pandemic?

Can We See Parallels Between the Peasants’ Revolt and the Covid-19 Pandemic?

The word “unprecedented” has become commonplace in conversations about the City during the Coronavirus crisis.Even the wisest and oldest heads in the firms and businesses that make up the Square Mile are struggling to think of a time when the normally busy streets have been so completely abandoned. Their usual inhabitants are instead crouched over kitchen tables or sat in home offices balancing children in one hand and conference calls in the other.

John Jacob Bausch

John Jacob Bausch

Biography of John Jacob Bausch