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Archive for November, 2008

05 November
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The last soldiers to die in World War I

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From World History Journal.

In the closing minutes of World War I, the ceasefire within touching distance, a handful of troops died. As the 90th anniversary of the Armistice approaches, who were these men?

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04 November
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A New Interface For Historical Content At WorldHistory

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The product is still in private beta, but you can get a good sense for what they’ll offer from the demo videos here. Use the map to find a location you are interested in and see historical events that occurred there visually. Set a date range and see just the events during those years.

Found on TechCrunch.

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03 November
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Oldest Hebrew Writing Possibly Found

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Ancient inscriptions on a 3,000-year-old pottery shard could make history.

Read the whole article at Discovery News.

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