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Mr. Immortal – A Marine Dives on 2 Live Grenades To Save His Platoon

Mr. Immortal – A Marine Dives on 2 Live Grenades To Save His Platoon

In the 2011 movie, Captain America: The First Avenger, the moment they realise that Steve Rogers has the makings of a superhero is when he jumps on a dummy grenade to save his comrades. To sacrifice yourself for your fellow soldiers in a combat situation is one of the most honourable things a military serviceman can do – even earning you the coveted Medal of Honour, an award given for exceptional feats of bravery and personal sacrifice. Only 103 Medal…

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Aerial America: Arkansas (Full Episode)

Aerial America: Arkansas (Full Episode)

PERHAPS NO OTHER STATE IS MORE CLOSELY ENTWINED WITH THE DESTINY OF A YOUNG AMERICA. A LAND OF ANCIENT FORESTS AND MIGHTY RIVERS THAT FORGED A TURBULENT PATH TO THE WEST. ARKANSAS, THE NATURAL STATE, WHERE A CULTURAL GUMBO OF AMERICANS SETTLED AMID PRISTINE LAKES AND WILD MOUNTAINS. A LAND OF SULTRY SONG AND GOSPEL MUSIC, OF DESPERADOS AND HANGING JUDGES. SCENE OF THE LANDMARK BATTLE FOR SCHOOL DESEGREGATION, AND HOME TO A MODERN DAY PRESIDENT. ARKANSAS–A BRIDGE FROM AMERICA’S…

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The Deadly Dry Run for WW2 – The Spanish Civil War | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1939 Part 1 of 3

The Deadly Dry Run for WW2 – The Spanish Civil War | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1939 Part 1 of 3

On April 1, 1939, Pope Pius XII telegrams a Spanish general telling him: “With heart uplifted to the Lord, we sincerely give thanks along with Your Excellency, for this long-desired Catholic victory.” He is congratulating Francisco Franco on his victory in the Spanish Civil War, a conflict that has lasted nearly a thousand days and seen dehumanization of adversaries, terror bombing, and desperate last stands. It has been a brutal conflict and will go down in history as a prelude…

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Culling the Nazi Wolfpacks – Submarines, Spies, China, and Africa – WW2 – 082 – March 21 1941

Culling the Nazi Wolfpacks – Submarines, Spies, China, and Africa – WW2 – 082 – March 21 1941

You got three aces? Wow, good hand. Oh, not that kind of aces? Oh wow, that’s not good at all then. March 21, 1941 It’s good to have an intelligence service, right? Spies and agents that can monitor the enemy or a possible future enemy to keep tabs on what they’re up to. The thing about such a service though, is that it’s not much use when you don’t believe what they tell you. I’m Indy Neidell; this is World…

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History of China # 07 | China’s Cultural Revolution | Usama Ghazi

History of China # 07 | China’s Cultural Revolution | Usama Ghazi

During the era of Mao in new China, hungry people were thrashed for stealing rice. Teachers and the intellectuals were disgraced on the roads and squares. Over 50 million people had died of hunger, disease, and torture. Even people in new China were executed over humiliating the Pakistani mangoes. Whether Mao really was so cruel or it was all merely propaganda? I am Muhammad Osama Ghazi and in Dekho, Suno, Jano’s History of China series, I will show you all…

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Donald J. Trump: A leader for our time – Salim Mansur

Donald J. Trump: A leader for our time – Salim Mansur

Salim, at the time of this recording it’s March 24th at 5:30 p.m. and I say that because things happen so rapidly with this coronavirus pandemic that’s going on this particular discussion we want to have i think should focus on the leadership of President Donald Trump as compared to the rest of the leadership in the world from the other countries and perhaps even and this is where your expertise comes in leaders in the past and their characteristics…

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Battle Cry Of Freedom – Kaiserreich: The Divided States OST – Lavito & Amy S.

Battle Cry Of Freedom – Kaiserreich: The Divided States OST – Lavito & Amy S.

Oh we’ll rally round the flag boys, we’ll rally once again, Shouting the battle cry of freedom! And we’ll rally from the hillside, we’ll gather from the plain, Shouting the battle cry of freedom! The Union forever! Hurrah, boys, hurrah! Down with the traitors, and up with the stars! While we rally round the flag, boys, we rally once again. Shouting the battle cry of freedom! Oh we’re springing to the call for three hundred thousand more, Shouting the battle…

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Will Stalin invade India? And what about the West Indies? – WW2 – Out of the Foxholes 008

Will Stalin invade India? And what about the West Indies? – WW2 – Out of the Foxholes 008

I’m Indy Neidell and this is Out of The Foxholes, where I sit her in the Chair of Infinite knowledge and answer all your questions about the Second World War. When the Netherlands fell in May 1940, their possessions in America went under the name the Dutch West Indies. They include the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, and Dutch Guiana- present-day Surinam. Earlier in 1939 and 40, Dutch interest in Dutch Guiana increased because of its essential bauxite…

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A look back at what author Philip Roth said about ‘The Plot Against America,’ now an HBO series

A look back at what author Philip Roth said about ‘The Plot Against America,’ now an HBO series

JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight, a look back to another period of national trauma through the imagination of one of our greatest writers. A new HBO series, “The Plot Against America,” dramatizes an alternative American history, in which Charles Lindbergh, the famed aviator, defeated Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 election. The real Lindbergh was an isolationist and had made anti-Semitic speeches. The series is based on the novel of the same name by Philip Roth, the celebrated writer who died in…

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Aerial America: Alabama (Full Episode)

Aerial America: Alabama (Full Episode)

SWEET HOME ALABAMA, A LAND OF QUIET LAKES AND FIELDS OF COTTON. IT’S EASY TO BE FOOLED BY THIS SOUTHERN STATE’S TIMELESS RHYTHMS. BUT WITHOUT ALABAMA, THE HISTORY OF AMERICA COULD HAVE TAKEN A VERY DIFFERENT TURN. IT WAS HERE ON AN ALABAMA BUS THAT A YOUNG SEAMSTRESS TOOK A BRAVE STAND AND HELPED PAVE THE WAY TO GREAT CIVIL RIGHTS VICTORIES. AND IT WAS HERE WHEN NASA SCIENTISTS INVENTED THE ROCKET THAT FIRST PROPELLED HUMANS TO THE MOON. IT’S…

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