Neatorama Posts Tagged "geography history"
1782: The American Plot to Kidnap the Future King of England...

(Painting of King William IV by Sir Martin Arthur Shee)Prince William Henry was the son of George III, the King of Great Britain and Ireland and the man whom the United States Declaration of Independence called a tyrant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/19/The-American-Plot-to-Kidnap-the-Future-King-of-England/
During World War I, British Tanks Were Designated as "Male" or "Female"...

(Photo: Imperial War Museum)How would a soldier know if his tank was male or female? It would be necessary to make an anatomical inspection. Heavy tanks with cannons were male. Lighter tanks with multiple machine guns we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/30/During-World-War-I-Tanks-Were-Designated-as-Male-or-Female/
This Is What a Computer Looked Like in 1957...

This photo, according to a document from the government Norfolk County, UK, is a photo of the city of Norwich taking delivery of its first computer. It's an Elliott 405, a computer manufactured by Elliott Brothers, a now...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/This-Is-What-a-Computer-Looked-Like-in-1957/
The Submarine That Sank a Train: The Extraordinary Raid of the USS Barb...

The USS Barb was a Gato-class submarine operated by the United States in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Under the leadership of Commander Eugene B. Fluckey, who would be awarded a Medal of Honor and 4 Navy Crosse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/12/The-Submarine-That-Sank-a-Train-The-Extraordinary-Raid-of-the-USS-Barb/
How George Washington’s Bad Teeth Helped Win the Revolutionary War...

(Portrait by Rembrandt Peale)As he aged, George Washington gradually lost his teeth. Throughout his life, he consulted a variety of dentists to provide dentures for him.In 1781, General Washington commanded the army watc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/07/How-George-Washingtons-Bad-Teeth-Helped-Win-the-Revolutionary-War/
The American Monument to an Enemy Spy...

(Photo: Rolf Müller)In the village of Tappan...  ...y Condemned Him To Death Just The Same." Military History 21.2 (2004): 18. Biography Reference Bank. Web. 4...  ...ican Revolution 1775-1783: An Encyclopedia. 1985. History Study Center. Web. 4 Nov. 2014.“Andre Monum...  ...iot For Whom? Benedict Arn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/05/The-American-Monument-to-an-Enemy-Spy/
Torghatten—The Mountain with a Hole in It...

(Photo: Tristan Schmurr)This is Torghatten, a mountain in Brønnøy, Norway. There’s a hole that goes right through the center of it. The hole is 160 meters long, 20 meters wide, and 25 meters high.(Pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/31/TorghattenThe-Mountain-with-a-Hole-in-It/
The Japanese Navy's Crazy Plan to Bomb Texas...

(Photo: Max Smith)Other than a handful of submarine-mounted artillery bombings, a brief air raid by a single submarine-launched seaplane, and a few balloon-floated bombs, Japan was unable to directly attack the 48 contig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/The-Japanese-Navys-Crazy-Plan-to-Bomb-Texas/
You Can Go Trick-or-Treating at George Washington's House...

(Portrait by Rembrandt Peale)Mount Vernon is the estate of George Washington. It's a historical site open to the public that features year-round events. This Halloween, children can go trick-or-treating there! Visitors c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/23/You-Can-Go-Trick-or-Treating-at-George-Washingtons-House/
A Complete List of What Every U.S. President Drank...

(Photo via Kate Shapiro)If you're the President, y...  ...Mint Juleps and with Teddy Roosevelt: A Complete History of Presidential Drinking, Mark Will-Weber describ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/20/A-Complete-List-of-What-Every-US-President-Drank/




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