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The Chinese send a message - History

Once Seoul was liberated the decision was taken to head North. American troops headed North, the South Koreans capturedPyongyang, and US troops headed for the Chinese border. The Chinese however, would not allow the US troops to near their border and attacked the units the furthest North to block their way.
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The Jewish Agency

The Jewish Agency was originally formed to represent the Jewish community in Palestine. The Jewish Agency was established by the British who had a League of Nations mandate to administer Palestine. The agency also had the support of the League. The makeup of the Jewish Agency was only finalised in 1929.
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This Day in History: 11/01/1512 - Sistine Chapel Opens

On This Day in History, November 1, The British Parliament passed the Stamp Act against the American Colonies in 1765. This unpopular tax would eventually lead to the American Revolution and independence for the colonies. On November 1, 1938, Seabiscuit upset the horse racing champion War Admiral. This was said to be the match of the century in horse racing.
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HMS Despatch in 1939

HMS Despatch in 1939 Here we see the Danae class cruiser HMS Despatch in the Panama Canal Zone on 31 October 1939, when she was serving on the West Indies Station. In mid November she actually passed through the Canal to intercept German shipping in the Pacific.How to cite this article:Rickard, J (17 May 2019), HMS Despatch in 1939 , http://www.
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