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|One of the most famous Indian battles in American history is the Battle of the Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand or the Battle of Greasy Grass.|
On June 25, 1876, George Armstrong Custer and 264 men of the 7th U.S. Cavalry were slaughtered by Teton Dakota/Sioux and Cheyenne camped along the banks of the Little Bighorn River in southeastern Montana.
|This is the horn antenna of the Bell Laboratories. In 1964 Robert Woodrow Wilson and Arno Penzias accidentally discovered with this antenna the Cosmic microwave background radiation, considered as the best evidence for the Big Bang theory.|
In 1978, Wilson and Penzias received the Nobel Price for their discovery.
|The Passchendaele Memorial is a Canadian war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in the Second Battle of Passchendaele of world War I. The memorial is located on the former site of Crest Farm, an objective captured by the 4th Canadian Division during the assault of 30 October 1917.|
|memorial to murdered Jews in Germany|
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The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in the centre of Berlin is Germany's central Holocaust memorial site, a place for remembrance and commemoration of six million victims.
The Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae designed by architect Peter Eisenman and the underground Information Centre and is maintain...
|Ammonites are an extinct group of marine animals (subclass Ammonoidea) in the phylum Mollusca and class Cephalopoda. Their closest living relative is probably the modern nautilus, whom they resemble. Their fossil shells have the form of flat spirals (though there are some rarer non-spiraled forms, called heteromorphs) and are responsible for the animals' name as they somewhat resemble a tightly...||08/30/2005||804|
|The Victoria Memorial, officially called as the Victoria Memorial Hall, is actually a memorial building dedicated to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, located in Kolkata, India. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal state and a former capital of British India. It is a museum and now a major tourist attraction. ||05/24/2011||236|
|Wyoming landscape in Big Horn area resembles a face of a person with closed eye facing to the west. Eye to the left of placemark. Maybe Sitting Bull or George Armstrong Custer reflecting on the battle of the Little Bighorn that took place a few miles up north, back in 1876...
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|The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium dedicated to the commemoration of British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown. The memorial is located at the eastern exit of the town and marks the starting point for one of the main roads out of the town that led Allied soldiers to the front line. D...||08/14/2009||231|
|The Washington Memorial, is one of the tallest buildings in DC (District of Columbia). It was made to the memorial of George Washington.||05/24/2007||1,938|
|The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a national war memorial located in Washington, D.C., that honors members of the U.S. armed forces who served in the Vietnam War.||05/25/2007||1,245|
|The Marine Corps War Memorial stands as a symbol of this grateful Nation's esteem for the honored dead of the U.S. Marine Corps. While the statue depicts one of the most famous incidents of World War II, the memorial is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in the defense of the United States since 1775.|
|A memorial tower to the World War I dead was erected on the Rohrbühl hill in Münchberg, in far northeast Bavaria, in 1935-37. The site is practically unchanged today, except for the removal of the eagle and swastika over the doorway (a memorial sarcophagus on the inside of the tower (not open today) was also removed).|
|The Helles Memorial serves the dual function of Commonwealth battle memorial for the whole Gallipoli campaign and place of commemoration for many of those Commonwealth servicemen who died there and have no known grave. The United Kingdom and Indian forces named on the memorial died in operations throughout the peninsula, the Australians at Helles. There are also panels for those who died or wer...||09/04/2009||355|