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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian

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5 facts about the Sopwith Camel
Mounted in front of the pilot were two Vickers 0.303 machine guns, carefully synchronised with the propeller so that they fired in between the blades. Beneath the fuselage, the Camel carried four Cooper bombs, each weighing between nine and 11kg.
Royal Enfield - A Colorful Motorcycle History
For these models, Enfield used its own 225 cc two-stroke single and 425 cc V-twin engines as well as producing an 8 hp motorcycle sidecar model fitted with a Vickers machine gun. The company would need these profitable years to carry them through the ...
The World This Week: Peace For Our Time
He more or less invented the heavy bomber by adding bomb racks to Vickers Vernon troop carriers. He also came up with night “terror” raids. In World War II, he would put lessons of Iraq to good use by ...
Spitfire 80th anniversary - 'It just looks so right. It just gets into you
The Spitfire was the creation of engineer RJ Mitchell, who had been asked by Vickers-Armstrongs chairman Sir Robert McLean to design a plane to meet 'Air Ministry Specification F.
Forgotten Weapons: The Vickers Gun Is One of the Best Firearms Ever Made
It is amusing today to note that in the orders for the 100th Machine Gun Company's barrage of 10 guns, Captain Hutchison ordered that rapid fire should be maintained continuously for twelve hours, to cover the attack and consolidation.

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