Monthly Archives: January 2017

Britain Introduces the Bouncing Bomb

By the mid-30s, it was obvious to the British military that war with Germany, if not inevitable, was, at least, a decided possibility. They began to do some preliminary planning, just in case. Among the possible targets were the dams … Continue reading

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Black Doctor Performs First Open-Heart Surgery

Daniel Hale Williams III was born on January 18, 1856, in Hollidaysburg, PA, where his father was a barber. When he was 10, his father died of tuberculosis, and the family moved to Baltimore to live with relatives. Daniel was … Continue reading

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