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Americans Enter Suburbs of Rome

Americans Enter Suburbs of Rome

Americans Enter Suburbs of Rome Here we see American troops approaching Rome from the south-east, entering the suburb of Frascati, in the aftermath of the Allied victory at the Fourth battle of Cassino.

An Altar from Dur-Sharrukin

An Altar from Dur-Sharrukin

This limestone altar was dedicated to the temple of the god Sibitti by the Assyrian King Sargon II. From Dur-Sharrukin (modern Khorsabad, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq), Mesopotamia. Neo-Assyrian era, 721-705...

This Day In History: 04/23/1564 - William Shakespeare Born

This Day In History: 04/23/1564 - William Shakespeare Born

Shakespeare is born at Stratford-upon-Avon where the Globe Theater still stands, the first movie projector is used, Hank Aaron hits his first home run, and Coca Cola changes it& 39;s formula in This Day in History video. The date is April 23rd. The first movie projector uses Thomas Edison& 39;s invention the vita scope.

The paleo-rivers of the Sahara

The paleo-rivers of the Sahara

The Sahara desert presented ancient paleo-rivers that are currently buried and that according to the researchers served as orientation to humans in their migrations towards the Mediterranean, more than 100,000 years ago. This study was published on September 11 in the journal PLOS ONE by Tom Coulthard, from the University of Hull, in Great Britain.

Janus Timeline

Janus Timeline

Explore the timline of Janus.

US Landing on Corregidor, February 1945

US Landing on Corregidor, February 1945

US Landing on Corregidor, February 1945 Here we see part of the American amphibious assault on Corregidor in February 1945, with smaller LCIs at the bottom of the picture and the larger Landing Ship Mediums 52 and 38 in the centre of the picture. Quite a few vehicles can be seen on the beach, with a cluster of activity around the LSMs.