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William III

William III became king of Great Britain after the 1688 Revolution. William, along with his wife Mary II, was crowned on February 13 th 1689 after Parliament had decreed that James II had abdicated the throne and that William should succeed him. William was born in November 1650 the only child of Prince William II, the Stadtholder of Holland.
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Kamikazes and World War Two

Kamikazes and the creed that went with the kamikazes in World War Two is usually associated with those Japanese pilots who flew into American warships in an effort to sink them. However, there were other forms of kamikazes such as the human torpedoes that the Japanese used in the Pacific. Kamikazes just before take-off 'Kamikaze' means 'divine wind' and those men from Japan's 205th Air Group - the kamikaze unit - inflicted serious losses on the American Pacific fleet, especially at Okinawa.
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Battle of the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic played a very significant part in World War Two. In World War Two, after the escape at Dunkirk and the inspiration of the Battle of Britain, the Battle of the Atlantic was Britain's next nightmare. The Battle of the Atlantic was “the only thing that ever frightened me.” Winston Churchill.
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The Agadir Crisis of 1911

The Agadir Crisis is seen as one of the medium terms causes of World War One. The Agadir Crisis occurred in 1911 just four years after the First Moroccan Crisis. What happened in Agadir is sometimes called the Second Moroccan Crisis. Events in North Africa were once again going to destabilise the relationships between the major European powers and while Europe was not taken to the brink of war by the Agadir Crisis, it was symptomatic of how fragile diplomatic relations had become.
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The United Nations

The United Nations The structure of the United Nations Timeline of United Nations Action The United Nations and the Middle East The United Nations and the Korean War The United Nations and the Congo Agencies of the United Nations The United Nations and its problems Secretary-Generals of the United Nations
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Medieval Manor Houses

Medieval manor houses were owned by Medieval England's wealthy - those who were at or near the top of the feudal system. Few original Medieval manor houses still exist as many manor houses were built onto over the next centuries. For this reason, you have to look at Tudor and Stuart manors to find where Medieval architecture existed and where it was 'improved'.
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