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Formation of Curtiss BF2C-1s of VB-5B, c.1935

Formation of Curtiss BF2C-1s of VB-5B, c.1935 Here we see a formation of Curtiss BF2C-1s from VB-5B in 1935. The BF2C was the first service version of the Curtiss Hawk family to have retractable undercarriage, as can be seen here.How to cite this article:Rickard, J (6 June 2020), Formation of Curtiss BF2C-1s of VB-5B, c.
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Jane Addams

Born on September 6, 1860, in Cedarville, Illinois, Jane Addams was the youngest of six children. Her father was a local miller and political leader who would later serve as a state senator and fight in the Civil War. Her father then remarried and his new wife brought with her two stepchildren.In 1877, Addams entered the Rockford Female Seminary, which would later be named the Rockford College for Women.
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Battle of Ashingdon, 18 October 1016

Battle of Ashingdon, 18 October 1016 Cnut, king of Denmark, heavily defeated Edmund Ironside, king of England. Edmund was forced to partition the country, giving the north to Cnut. However, Ironside was killed before the agreement came into force, and Cnut became king of England. For a brief period, England was thus part of a larger Scandinavian kingdom, but this fell apart after the death of Cnut and the failure of his son Harthacnut.
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Yellowstone III - History

Yellowstone III(AD-41: dp. 21,916; 1. 641& 39;10& 34;; b. 86& 39;0& 34; dr. 24& 39;0& 34;; s.20.0 k.; cpl. 1,600; a. 1 6& 34;; cl. SamusiGompere)The third Yellowstone (AD-41) was laid down on 2 June 1977 at San Diego, Calif., by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.; launched on 27 January 1979 and sponsored by Mrs.
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