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Cold War

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The antagonism between the USA and USSR lasting from the late 1940s until the late 1980s, ‘cold’ because it was waged through diplomatic and ideological means rather than force. Britain ...

Engineering

Engineering: c. 515 BCE - 2010  

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...Hans Joachim Pabst (1911–1998) A Dictionary of Scientists 1 1930s Second World War 20th century Technology War Germany Wars since 1900 1940 1940 November 25 - the de Havilland Mosquito, a multi-purpose wooden aeroplane widely used by the RAF in World War II, makes its first flight De Havilland, Sir Geoffrey (1882–1965) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1940s Second World War 20th century Technology War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Wars since 1900 Britain 1941 1941 The US army invests in a significant new vehicle,...

Technology

Technology: c. 27,000 years ago - 2011  

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...British Isles Europe Wars since 1900 Britain 1941 1941 December - Enigma is now being decoded fast enough at Bletchley to give the Allies advance warning of German plans ENIGMA The Oxford Companion to World War II 1 1940s Second World War 20th century War British Isles Europe Wars since 1900 Britain 1942 1942 April - British engineer Barnes Wallis designs a bouncing and rotating bomb for use against German dams Wallis, Barnes (1887–1979) The Oxford Companion to World War II 1 1940s Second World War 20th century Inventions and discoveries War Weapons Great...

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