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Croiseurs légers de classe Arethusa

Croiseurs légers de classe Arethusa

Croiseurs légers de la classe ArethusaLa classe des croiseurs légers Arethusa a marqué un changement dans la conception des croiseurs légers britanniques. Ils étaient plus petits mais plus rapides que les différentes séries de croiseurs de classe Town, et étaient conçus pour fonctionner avec les flottilles de destroyers. Un comité des croiseurs, mis en place par Winston Churchill en 1911, avait examiné le problème posé par la vitesse accrue des destroyers, qui rendait les premiers croiseurs de classe scout effectivement obsolètes dans leur rôle d'origine.

Trinidad Économie - Histoire

Trinidad Économie - Histoire

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Budget: Income .............. $1.59 BillionExpenditure ... $1.54 BillionMain Crops: Cocoa, sugarcane, rice, citrus, coffee, vegetables; poultry.Natural Resources: Petroleum, natural gas, asphalt.Major Industries: Petroleum, chemicals, tourism, food processing, cement, beverage, cotton textiles.

Deuxième guerre du baron, 1264-1267

Deuxième guerre du baron, 1264-1267

Second Barons War, 1264-1267 Civil war between Henry III and the Barons led by Simon de Montfort. The rebellion was caused by increased financial demands made by Henry III. Initially, de Montfort was triumphant, capturing Henry III at the battle of Lewes, but his victory was shortlived. The Barons argued amongst themselves, and Gilbert, earl of Gloucester and Roger Mortimer joined the Royalists, by then led by Prince Edward, the future Edward I.

Liore-et-Olivier LeO 455

Liore-et-Olivier LeO 455

Loir -et-Olivier LeO 455The Loiré-et-Olivier LeO 455 was a version of the LeO 451 medium bomber that was powered by two supercharged Gnome & Rhone engines. The French Armée de l& 39;Air ordered 400 LeO 455s during the Phoney War Period, but only the prototype was built. This aircraft, LeO 455 No.

Le premier appel 9-1-1 est passé aux États-Unis

Le premier appel 9-1-1 est passé aux États-Unis

February 16, 1968 sees the first official & 34;911& 34; call placed in the United States. Now taken for granted as first course of action in the event of emergency by nearly all of the nation& 39;s 327 million people, 911 is a relatively recent invention and was still not standard across the United States for many years after its adoption by Congress.

17 juin 2015 Jour 148 de la Septième Année - Histoire

17 juin 2015 Jour 148 de la Septième Année - Histoire

President Barack Obama greets attendees during a picnic for Members of Congress on the South Lawn of the White House, June 17, 2015.10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily BriefingOval Office11:15AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at an investiture ceremony for Attorney General LynchThe Warner Theater, Washington, DC3:45PM THE PRESIDENT meets with winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering MentoringOval Office6:25PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a picnic for Members of CongressSouth Lawn