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In 1653, the great Dutch artist Rembrandt used oil paint to create his masterpiece "Aristotle with a Bust of Homer." Today, that painting hangs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. In 1996, German artist Anselm Kiefer created his own master work, "Bohemia Lies by the Sea." He used she
George Armstrong Custer took to life on the Great Plains, and often enjoyed elaborate hunting expeditions, such as the one portrayed in this vintage photograph.
The Fall of Saigon took place on April 30, 1975, when North Vietnamese troops captured the city. The Fall of Saigon marked an end to the Vietnam War and saw the country reunited under Communist rule. During the Fall of Saigon, US aircraft conducted a massive airlift to remove personnel and friendly
Zeus, king of the Gods of ancient Greece, is a popular movie character.paris - fontaine de la place de la concorde image by dead_account from Fotolia.comThe myths of ancient Greece are a rich source of lore that is still used today as a reference for modern stories. Many contemporary...
The Union Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Union generals who contributed to the Union's cause and helped guide its armies to victory. This photo shows Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.
HMS Warrior was the first iron-hulled, armored warship built for the Royal Navy. Built at London, HMS Warrior immediately made every warship in the world obselete. In addition, Warrior laid the foundation for the naval arms race that would dominate the next half century.