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Germans introduce poison gas

Germans introduce poison gas

On April 22, 1915, German forces shock Allied soldiers along the western front by firing more than 150 tons of lethal chlorine gas against two French colonial divisions at Ypres, Belgium. This was the first major gas attack by the Germans, and it devastated the Allied line.Toxic smoke has been used occasionally in warfare since ancient times, and in 1912 the French used small amounts of tear gas in police operations.

Iran Hostage Crisis

Iran Hostage Crisis

On November 4, 1979, an angry mob of some 300 to 500 & 34;students& 34; who called themselves & 34;Imam& 39;s Disciples,& 34; laid siege to the American Embassy in Teheran, Iran, to capture and hold hostage 66 U.S. Although women and African-Americans were released a short time later, 51 hostages remained imprisoned for 444 days with another individual released because of illness midway through the ordeal.

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

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Faience Taweret Statue

Faience Taweret Statue

A blue faience statue of the Egyptian goddess Taweret. 332-30 BCE. Near Qena, Egypt. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Race of Voters 2004 - History

Race of Voters 2004 - History

Race of Voters in 2004

Ancient Rock Walls and Formations in Australia may have dramatic implications - Part 1

Ancient Rock Walls and Formations in Australia may have dramatic implications - Part 1

Throughout our many expeditions wandering through the bush, time after time we kept running into rock formations and walls that, if consulting accredited texts and curriculum on Original history and g