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USS Noa (DD-343) at Shanghai, 1927

USS Noa (DD-343) at Shanghai, 1927

USS Noa (DD-343) at Shanghai, 1927 Here we see the Clemson class destroyer USS Noa (DD-343) on Independence Day, 4 July 1927, at Shanghai. This picture was taken only three months after the Shanghai massacre, a purge of the communists within the KMT, and four months after she had been engaged in combat at Nanking, after that city fell to the Nationalists.

They find a skeleton in the tomb of Amphipolis

They find a skeleton in the tomb of Amphipolis

The team of archaeologists working in Amphipolis (northern Greece) and which is leaving great finds, have discovered a skeleton inside a tomb dating from the time of Alexander the Great, the Ministry of Culture said that the almost intact skeleton belonged to to "a distinguished public figure", taking into account the dimensions of the tomb.

Excavations in Atapuerca in search of prehistoric ancestors

Excavations in Atapuerca in search of prehistoric ancestors

Using trowels and brushes, dozens of archaeologists patiently separate the reddish earth of the Atapuerca caves, searching for millions of years old remains.At this site in northern Spain, archaeologists unearth ancient mouse bones and horse teeth, But what they want most are the remains of prehistoric humans who could write a new chapter in our evolution.

Presidential Election of 2008 Rhode Island Primary - History

Presidential Election of 2008 Rhode Island Primary - History

Results of the Rhode Island Primary March 4, 2008DemocratsVotesPctDelegatesRepublicansVotesPctDelegatesObama108,7505874McCain636,2566079Cliinton75,1154065Huckabee325,58131 31Paul19,2105 0

Columbus Sets Sail for New World - History

Columbus Sets Sail for New World - History

Isabella, Queen of Spain financed the voyage of Christopher Columbus. His goal was to find a sea route to the Orient by sailing westward. He set sail on August 3, 1492 in his flagship the Santa Maria with 52 men aboard. Also sailing was the smaller Pinta and Nina. On October 12th land is sighted.

July 17, 2012- Kadima Leaves Coalition, Syrian Endgame? - History

July 17, 2012- Kadima Leaves Coalition, Syrian Endgame? - History

Israel UpdateA Daily AnalysisBy Marc SchulmanJuly 17, 2012- Kadima Leaves Coalition, Syrian Endgame?Kadima has left the coalition. This year& 39;s story of & 34;Chok Tal& 34; is over. There was a unique opportunity to make a historic change. Sadly, for reasons that are still not clear, Netanyahu walked away from his agreements with the Plessner, and effectively destroyed any chance for reaching an agreement.