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|Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói||01/23/2006||281|
|Museaum dedicated to religious signs||08/30/2005||290|
|On February 28, 1993, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) raided the Branch Davidian ranch at Mount Carmel, a rural area near Waco, Texas. The raid resulted in the deaths of four agents and five Davidians. The subsequent 51-day siege by the FBI ended on April 19 when fire completely consumed the complex, killing seventy-six people, including the Davidian leader David Koresh.|
|Air Frace Head quarters in Roissy Charles de Gaulle||07/11/2007||431|
|(Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga) that is located in Lisbon is the most important art museum in Portugal as well as being among the most important in Europe.|
The museum is popularly known as MNAA and the National Museum of Ancient Art.
It is the best museum in which to understand the development of Portuguese art prior to the early nineteenth century.
|Fort Saint Elmo is a fortification on the island of Malta. It stands on the seaward shore of the Sceberras Peninsula that divides Marsamxett Harbour from Grand Harbour, and commands the entrances to both harbours. The majority of the Sceberras Peninsula is now occupied by Malta's capital city Valletta. |
Prior to the arrival of the Knights of Malta, a watchtower existed on this po...
|During July and August 1796, Austria sent a fresh army under Wurmser into Italy. Wurmser attacked toward Mantua along the east side of Lake Garda, sending Peter Quasdanovich down the west side in an effort to envelop Napoleon. Napoleon was forced to abandon his siege of Mantua to meet the threat, and attacked the two armies in detail, defeating Quasdanovich at Lonato on August 3 and Wurmser at ...||10/22/2005||2,307|
|Ramstein Castle (chateau du Ramstein also known as "Le Ramstein") is a ruined castle in the commune of Scherwiller, in the Bas-Rhin département of France. Its name is probably derived from the German Ram (crow) and Stein (stone) and signifies 'rock of the crow'.|
Ramstein Castle is built on the same crest as the Ortenbourg Castle. Standing at an altitude of 384 m, it is dominated ...
|The Battle of the Crater was a battle of the American Civil War, part of the Siege of Petersburg. It took place on July 30, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General Robert E. Lee and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade (under the direct supervision of the general-in-chief, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant).|
|It's a very impressive place. You can still see the remains of the Roman ramp on the West side of this historical fortress.
Editor's note (Wikipedia):
According to Flavius Josephus, a 1st Century Jewish historian, Herod the Great built Masada between 37 and 31 BCE as a refuge for himself should his Jewish subjects rise up against him. In 66 CE, at the beginning of ...
|There are few buildings in Ireland with such well chronicled and fascinating long history as Carrickfergus Castle. It appears first in the official English records in 1210 when the notorious King John laid siege to it and took control of what was then Ulster’s premier strategic garrison. For more info:|
|This air raid shelter (in German: Hochbunker) was built between 1942 and 1943. It offered protection during bombardments. The bunker is 25 meters high. The outer walls has a thickness of 1,10 meter. During the siege of Breslau (now: Wroclaw) in 1945, the air raid shelter served as Festunglazaret II.|
Address:ul. Legnicka, Wroclaw