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Bielefeld Railway Viaduct, 1945

Bielefeld Railway Viaduct, 1945

Bielefeld Railway Viaduct, 1945 This picture shows the gap blown in the Bielefeld Railway Viaduct by one Grand Slam and several Tallboy bombs dropped by Lancasters of No.617 Squadron. These large streamlined bombs were designed by Barnes Wallis with this sort of target in mind - they created mini-earthquakes that caused the viaduct to collapse.

Mycenean Tombs with Skeletal Remains Discovered near Legendary Nemea

Mycenean Tombs with Skeletal Remains Discovered near Legendary Nemea

New Mycenaean tombs have been unearthed during recent excavations at the Mycenaean cemetery of Aedonia, a village near Nemea, Greece. The Mycenaean cemetery of Aedonia includes several Late Bronze Age cemeteries dating from the 15th to 13th centuries BC.

Louis-Philippe,

Louis-Philippe, "king of the French"

CloseTitle: Louis-Philippe I, King of the French, sworn in on the Charter.Author: GERARD, Baron François (1770 - 1837) School: RomanticismDate of creation: 1834Date represented: August 9, 1830Dimensions: Height 222 - Width 156Technics and other indications: Replica ordered in 1834 for the Versailles Museum of the original painting ordered on 23 November 1833 for the Chambre des Pairs.

HMS Seal in Victorian livery

HMS Seal in Victorian livery

HMS Seal in Victorian livery Here we see the Laird 30-knot destroyer HMS Seal in her Victorian livery. Note the number 9 on her bridge, which was probably her number within the single large destroyer flotilla the British ships were originally organised into. She later became a B Class Destroyer, the group of 30 knot destroyers with four funnels.

Soka University of America

Soka University of America

Soka University of America is located in Aliso Viejo, California.Founded in 1987 as an independent, non-profit organization, Soka University of America dedicated its first campus in Calabasas, California.It acquired a 103-acre site in Aliso Viejo in 1995, and started a new four-year liberal arts college in August 2001.

Charles Houston

Charles Houston

Biography of Charles Houston