U.S. Imperialism is not new; it has been the mode of operation since the founding of America.
The young Russian soldier who started out as a poet ended up creating one of the most enduring symbols of anti-Western ideology --- the Kalashnikov rifle.
Lefty Queen Victoria was Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901), and Empress of India (1876 -1901).
List and brief profile of lefties Royalty including King Edward III, King George VI, Louis XVI, Queen Victoria and Prince William.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Birthday Remembered - January 27
The piano as a powerful orchestral instrument and famous composers, also superb performing pianists.
A new book calls on both academia and the 'alternative archaeology' movement to rethink their ideas about the 'megalithic enterprise'.
The early opera beginnings trace back to ancient Greek theatre, Medieval musical dramas, Renaissance music and dance, Camerata group and first opera Dafne.
Even though Greeks have not been in South Africa long they have played an important role in the freedom struggle.
How could a ship's company of 645 officers and men vanish without trace? For decades following the loss of Sydney in November 1941 there was no resolution as to her fate until a 2008 search when all was dramatically revealed.
The South African ace's combats took place in the Middle East and Balkan theatres, away from the fame accorded to pilots in the European area of operations
With 40 victories in the Pacific Richard Bong was the top-scoring US pilot of two world wars. His post-war career as a test pllot was tragically terminated
Credited with 23 official victories Clostermann heads the list of French aces. These were achieved over 432 sorties while serving with various RAF squadrons
During the 1930s RAF Bomber Command still adhered to the biplane format. The monoplane Harrow was among a new range of heavy bombers.
The early post-war years saw an involvement of Handley Page aircraft in both the civil and military field, with the massive V1500 bomber and W8 airliner
From the lumbering 0/100 biplane of 1914 to the long-serving Victor V-bomber Handley Page was one of the leaders in RAF Bomber Command.
Group Captain A.G. Malan DFC & Bar DSO & Bar was a legendary figure of Fighter Command during and after the Battle of Britain.
The orchestra formally started with Baroque instrumental ensembles consisting of string and wind combination such as viol and transverse flutes.
The venerable Fairey Swordfish remained in front-line FAA service throughout World War 2. The Fairey Seafox gained fame in the Graf Spee action of 1939.
Apart from standard service types during the 1930s, the Seal, Gordon and Hendon; Fairey created a record-breaking long range monoplane
During the 1930s aircraft development was hampered by economic factors. The Fairey Fox with its Curtiss D12 engine was a notable exception to this situation
From modest beginnings in 1915 and into the 1970s Fairey was a major manufacturer of British military aircraft, in particular for Royal Navy service.
The Dolphin and Snipe were significant RAF fighters of WW1. The Dolphin proved troublesome while the Snipe emerged as the finest of the Allied fighters.
The Sopwith Triplane made a major impact on air fighting in 1917. The iconic Camel followed into operations and served with distinction until the armistice
From the outset Sopwith Aviation was a manufacturer that achieved renown with its range of aircraft that were adaptable for conversion to military use.
Existing for more than 3,000 years, the Ancient Egyptian civilization was one of the longest-lasting the world has seen, but also one of the most mysterious
How the origins of ritual and religious thought could lie in the art and ritual of our Upper Palaeolithic ancestors of 10,000 - 40,000 years ago
American-built fighters performed a vital task with the Fleet Air Arm; notably the Grumman Martlet and Hellcat and Chance-Vought Corsair
The Supermarine Seafire was a successful adaption of the iconic Spitfire and progressed through a succession of marks with Merlin and Griffon engines.
The eight-gun Fulmar served well as a Fleet Ar Arm fighter early in the war. The RAF Hurricane conversion, the Hawker Sea Hurricane was equally successful.
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