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Terracotta Gladiators Plaque

Terracotta plaque depicting gladiators with some traces of paint. Second half of the 1st century BCE - 1st century CE, Cumae, in a tomb Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with CapturingReality...
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Heinkel 111

The Heinkel He 111 was one of the primary bombers used by the Germans during the Blitz. The Heinkel 111 first flew in 1936 as an airliner for Lufthansa. However, while the civilian variety was capable of carrying ten passengers throughout Western Europe, a military version was also being developed. By 1937, the military version of the Heinkel 111 could carry 1700 kg of bombs, though later versions could carry over 2000 kg of bombs.
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Mark Spitz - History

Mark Spitz1950-Olympic AthleteSteinberg his son and President JohnsonMark Spitz was born in Modesta California on February 10, 1950. His family spent a few year living in Hawaii where he took to swimming. By the age of 10 he was training seriously to become an Olympic swimmer. He went to Santa Clara High School were he held every record.
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Bodrum Castle

Bodrum Castle (Bodrum Kalesi), also known as The Castle of St. Peter, in Bodrum, Turkey was built by the Knights Hospitaller in 1402 in order to offer protection from the invading Seljuk Turks.Constructed according to the highest standards at the time, it remained an important Christian stronghold for over a century, serving as a focal point in Asia Minor.
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