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Konye-Urgench, Protected After Genghis Khan’s Destruction

Konye-Urgench, Protected After Genghis Khan’s Destruction

In an area of protected landscape of Turkmenistan lies an abandoned city that once played a critical role in the history of Central Asia. Situated on the Silk Road, Konye-Urgench was a wealthy city and contains well preserved monuments and buildings from the 11th to the 15th century.

Kawasaki Ki-91

Kawasaki Ki-91

Kawasaki Ki-91The designation Kawasaki Ki-91 was given to a design for a four-engined heavy bomber under development in Japan between 1943 and 1945. It was to be powered by four 2,500hp Mitsubishi Ha-214 Ru engines, and have a pressurized cabin. It would have been very heavily armed, carrying twelve 20mm cannon, four in a tail turret and the remaining eight in four twin turrets - one in the nose, one dorsal turret and two ventral turrets.

20 November 1939

20 November 1939

20 November 1939War in the AirGerman raid over south-east England repulsed, one Heinkell is reported shot downGerman planes seen over the OrkneysWestern FrontWidespread Luftwaffe reconaissance missions flownWar at SeaBritish trawler Wigmore reported sunkHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 20 November 1939 , http://www.

Ceide Fields Visitor's Centre

Ceide Fields Visitor's Centre

The Ceide Fields Interpretative Centre was opened in 1993 CE and received the Europa Nostra Diploma of Merit in 1997 CE. This impressive pyramid-shaped building is a 60 ft high, multi-award-winning...

Tourism in Barbados - History

Tourism in Barbados - History

Tourism in Barbados

Eucratidia

Eucratidia

Eucratidia was a Greek town in Bactria, one of the easternmost area ever controlled by the Greeks, located at the modern site of Aï Khanum in North-Eastern Afghanistan. The history of this...