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Forgotten Catastrophes’s

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Aberfan Disaster

There, a mining calamity killed 144 individuals—every one of them over the ground.The Welsh town of Aberfan is settled in a valley neglected by a coal-rich mountain run. In 1966, it had a populace of 5,000, the vast majority of them utilized in the coal mineshafts. Approaching straightforwardly over the roads was a “ruin tip,” a store of waste material expelled during the mining procedure. The British National Coal Board had affirmed the area of the tip, regardless of its nearness to the town.

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The Aberfan Colliery spoil tramway in 1964, with spoil heaps at top left. The pennant sandstone building at mid-left is Pantglas County Secondary School, which lies adjacent to the junior school.
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Unbelievable Stories of Survival from 19th Century

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Dr. William Brydon

In 1839, British officers involved Kabul with an end goal to prop up a well disposed ruler and keep Afghanistan from aligning with Russia. Be that as it may, after only two years of occupation, they lost control of the city and were compelled to withdraw. A gathering of 4,500 officers and 12,000 regular folks left Kabul for India on a voyage that was troublesome and risky.

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Last stand of the 44th at Gandamak, painted by William Barnes Wollen
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Greatest Warriors from History

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Mamluks

A mamluk was a slave warrior who changed over to Islam and served the Muslim caliphs and the Ayyubid sultans during the Middle Ages. After some time, they turned into an amazing military station regularly crushing the Crusaders. Time and again, they held onto control for themselves; for instance, administering Egypt in the Mamluk Sultanate from 1250–1517.

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Mamluk lancers, early 16th century (etching by Daniel Hopfer)
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Native American Massacres

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Wiyot Massacre of 1860

In an act of genocide on a small tribe, the Wiyot Massacre occurred on February 26, 1860. (Littler assaults on the Wiyot clan occurred later that week.)For at any rate 1,000 years, the clan had lived off the northern bank of California on what is currently called Indian Island.

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Indian Island Tuluwat
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Interesting Myths about World War I

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Deadliest War

We are talking war here, and not hundreds of years long clashes like the Mongol successes. Numerous individuals feel that World War I was the second deadliest war ever, and that it was the deadliest war until World War II. It is a simple, consistent advance to make: World War II is the deadliest war, thus World War I is the second deadliest.

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Most Fascinating Coins in History

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Zhou Dynasty Spade Money
China, 1122 B.C.–500 B.C.

Not all coins were formed like those we see today. While we have coins with different openings in them and made of various composites of metal, they are quite often plate formed. In China, coins took a wide range of shapes, one of which was that of a spade. There were a few sorts of spade cash, yet they were altogether molded like a spade with an attachment in the handle that was equipped for being appended to something for use as a device.

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Square Foot Spade of An Yang
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