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Wednesday 27 September 1916 - We Lost 1,209

Second Lieutenant Stephen Dendrino (Royal Flying Corps) is killed in action at age 27 when shot in flight by Oswald Boelcke. Boelcke wrote in his logbook that his opponent’s machine continued to fly in even circles owing to the controls having been fastened in place by rubber bands. 503 more words

Artillery

23 September 1916 - Shumram bombed

In an attempt to regain air superiority in the Mesopotamia theatre, Major Tennant, Commmander of 30 Squadron RFC has ordered night bombing attacks on the German Aerodrome at Shumram. 55 more words

1916

Ophiuchus, the 13th Zodiac sign

While most people probably make their important life decisions based on, oh I don’t know, common sense and things like that, there are a whole lot of people around the world who do take their star signs and horoscopes seriously, and with more than 25 percent of respondents in a recent survey calling astrology “very scientific”, there’s a big problem here. 442 more words

Nature & Environment

Mesopotamia vs. Egypt

This is a great video that features a comparison between Mesopotamia and Egypt.

Video

#8 Babylon - Outside of the Library

“Come here boy,” said the old wrinkly man leaning on a pillow. “I will tell you a story that my father once told me, I am old and might not have the chance again. 1,158 more words

History

Is Black Slavery Justified By Noah's Curse

One of the single most significant occurrence in the world is black bondage. Approximately 9-11 million Africans are documented who are considered as slaves. Some are not even documented, especially those who died during raids, at the hands of slave traders, those who died on the transatlantic routes due to illness and diseases and those who are buried on all the surrounding islands. 615 more words

Religion

#7 Assyrian Empire - In the Library.

“I can’t remember how I got here.” On the floor of a magnificent library lay a young man bruised and burned. His bright uniform in ruins, covered in blood. 1,487 more words

History