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Douglas XB-31

Douglas XB-31The Douglas XB-31 was the designation given to a series of Douglas designs produced as part of the same design contest that produced the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, none of which were ever built.Some published sources suggest that the Douglas Model 423 was submitted in responce to this design contest.
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Which Game Of Thrones Character Do You Wish Was Still Alive?

Become a PatronWe& 39;ve created a Patreon for Our Site as we want to transition to a more community-funded model.We aim to be the leading content provider about all things medieval. Our website, podcast and Youtube page offers news and resources about the Middle Ages. We hope that are our audience wants to support us so that we can further develop our podcast, hire more writers, build more content, and remove the advertising on our platforms.
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Viking ship discovered under the ground in Norway

Archaeologists using high resolution georadar have found a Viking ship and a large number of burial mounds and longhouses in southeastern Norway.The Viking ship find is just below the topsoil, at a depth of approximately 50 cm initially buried in a burial mound. The digital data visualisations reveal a large and well-defined 20 metres long ship-shaped structure.
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A Difference in Sixteenth-Century French Violence

A Difference in Sixteenth-Century French ViolenceBy Rex BarnesStrata, Volume 3 (2011)Abstract: This article considers the implications of both Catholic and Calvinist types of violence during the Reformation of mid-sixteenth-century France. Historical texts and academic discourses exhibit the extent to which French Catholics tended to enact physical torment on their Huguenot victims, whereas French Huguenots typically assaulted their Christian counterparts through iconoclasm and symbolic desecration of sacred objects.
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