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Carl Mannerheim

Carl Mannerheim

Biography of Carl Mannerheim

Spoonbill MSC-202 - History

Spoonbill MSC-202 - History

Spoonbill(MSC-202: dp. 412, 1. 145& 39;; b. 28& 39;, dr. 9& 39;; s. 12.8 k.;cpl. 40; a. 2 .50 cal. mg., 1 81mm M; cl. Redwing)Spoonbill (MSC-202) was laid down as AMD-202 on 2 November 1953 by Tampa Marine Co., Tampa Fla., launched on 3 August 1954: sponsored by Mrs. A. N. Springer; redesignated as MSC-202 on 7 February 1955; and commissioned on 14 June 1955, Lt.

Advanced Cosmic Ice Research Reveals Information About How Life Began

Advanced Cosmic Ice Research Reveals Information About How Life Began

Perry Gerakines and his colleagues in the Cosmic Ice Lab at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt are working on something very simple – ice – but in a truly extraordinary way.

Flashback: The Dangers of Marijuana Addiction (in 1951)

Flashback: The Dangers of Marijuana Addiction (in 1951)

In the midst of post-war suburban life, one green plant threatens this pristine utopia: marijuana. This film warns of the drug’s danger—how it can transform an all-American boy like “Marty” into a dope fiend.

Max Hoffman, 1869-1927, German General

Max Hoffman, 1869-1927, German General

Max Hoffman, 1869-1927, German GeneralMax Hoffman was a German staff officer who helped devise the plan that resulting in the German victory at Tannenberg in 1914, and who spent the entire First World War serving on the eastern front. He entered the army in 1887, serving on the General Staff. In 1899 he joined the Russian department of the General Staff, becoming an acknowledged expert on the subject.

How did Asian Americans manage to become richer than an average American?

How did Asian Americans manage to become richer than an average American?

By "richer" I mean higher median income. Large-scale immigration of Asians to the United States began in the 19th century. In the beginning, most of them were poorer than an average American.