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Yuma III YTM-748 - History

Yuma III(YTM-748: dp. 310 (f.); 1. 107& 39;; b. 27& 39;; dr. 12& 39;; s. 12 k.(tl.); cpl. 16; cl. Chicopee)The third Yuma, a medium harbor tug, was acquired by the Navy in September 1964 from the Army, which she had served as LT-2078. Named Yuma and designated YTM 748, she was assigned to the 12th Naval District and served as a harbor tug at San Francisco, Calif.
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Rudy Giuliani Seeks Presidency

In this clip of Path to the Podium, the life of Rudy Giuliani is discussed. Even though he was raised in Brooklyn, New York, and his father spent time in jail, he went on a different path starting at New York University. He went on to work for the US Attorneys office for the Southern District of New York making a difference in the activities of the mafia and on Wall Street.
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Polonnaruwa Council Chamber

Image Credit: Bernard Gagnon / CCPolonnaruwa, in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, is the second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Polonnaruwa Council Chamber historyThe city of Polonnaruwa was established by the Chola dynasty as their new capital in the 10th century.
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Weapons and manpower

A vast amount of weapons and manpower were needed in World War Two. Figures for industrial production were massive in any of the main protagonists in the war. The total number of people called up during the war ran into tens of millions worldwide. The figures given below are some indication as to what was meant by 'total war' - when everything in a country was directed towards the war effort.
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