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Did US and Soviet nuclear war policies allow for a pause?

Did US and Soviet nuclear war policies allow for a pause?

In the HBO made-for-tv movie "By Dawn's Early Light", the commander of the navy (codename "Harpoon") explains to the US President that USAF nuclear bombers are at their positive check points and aw…

Why did towns became ghost towns after the mines dried up?

Why did towns became ghost towns after the mines dried up?

It seems that the gold rushes on every country produced a number of ghost mining towns, when the mines that supported said towns produced no more ore, or it was too expensive to continue mining. My

Reagan's 1984 Presidential Nomination

Reagan's 1984 Presidential Nomination

On August 23, 1984, President Ronald Reagan accepts his party& 39;s nomination for a second term. In his speech at the Republican National Convention, President Reagan promises a & 34;springtime of hope& 34; for America.

What factors led to the differing attitude to (civil) engineering projects between Roman and Russian armies?

What factors led to the differing attitude to (civil) engineering projects between Roman and Russian armies?

While this might sound like a bit of a leap (i.e., why should Roman armies and Russian armies have any similarities), the Romans were considered as one of the first civilizations to use as models (if

Agni Illutration

Agni Illutration

Agni, the Hindu god of fire. In a typical pose he has flaming hair and rides a ram.

Did Industrial Revolution economic systems rely on colonies?

Did Industrial Revolution economic systems rely on colonies?

I have read in the Economic Nobel's prize Thomas Piketty's book the following sentence (translation is mine): "The Enlightenment movement and the Industrial Revolution were partially based on the