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Axis POWs in Cairo, 1941

Axis POWs in Cairo, 1941 Here we see a column of Axis POWs marching through Cairo, after being captured during Operation Crusader. Their route takes them through the historical heart of the city. On the right is part of the 14th century mosque of Sultan Hassan. In front are the walls of Saladin& 39;s Citadel.
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2011 English city riots

In the immediate aftermath of the August 2011 English riots, the media identified the causes as being centred around a feral underclass of youths who lived in inner city areas and who took advantage of certain opportunities to acquire specific property, mainly electrical equipment and sports clothing.
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George Washington becomes a Master Mason

George Washington, a young Virginia planter, becomes a Master Mason, the highest basic rank in the secret fraternity of Freemasonry. The ceremony was held at the Masonic Lodge No. 4 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Washington was 21 years old and would soon command his first military operation as a major in the Virginia colonial militia.
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Artur Axmann

Artur Axmann was a senior official in Nazi Germany who was entrusted with leading the Hitler Youth movement from 1940 to 1945. It is a sign of how much Adolf Hitler trusted Axmann as it is known that Hitler believed that the future of Nazi Germany lay with its youth and anyone selected to lead its youth had to be held in the highest regard by the Fuehrer.
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USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) on fire, 4 January 1945

USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) on fire, 4 January 1945Here we see the Casablanca class escort carrier USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) on fire on 4 January 1945 after being hit by a kamikaze in the Sulu Sea. It was impossible to put the fires out and she had to be abandoned and sunk by a torpedo fired by the destroyer USS Burns (DD-588).
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