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HMS Formidable British Aircraft Carrier: World War II

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HMS Formidable was an Illustrious-class aircraft carrier ordered for the Royal Navy before the Second World War. After being completed in late 1940, she was briefly assigned to the Home Fleet before being transferred to the Mediterranean Fleet as a replacement for her crippled sister ship Illustrious. Formidable's aircraft played a key role in [...]

Castello di Fenis: Medieval Fortification in Italy

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Fenis Castle is an Italian medieval castle located in the town of Fénis. It is one of the most famous castles in Aosta Valley, and for its architecture and its many towers and battlemented walls has become one of the major tourist attractions of the region. The Fenis castle first appears in a document in [...]

Edmund Kemper: American Serial Killer

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Serial killer Edmund Kemper killed six young women in the Santa Cruz, California, area and several members of his family. Born on December 18, 1948, in Burbank, California, Edmund, at age 15, killed both his grandparents to "see what it felt like." Upon release, he drifted, picking up and releasing female hitchhikers. But he [...]

Niedzica Castle: Medieval Fortification in Poland

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Niedzica Castle also known as Dunajec Castle is located in the southernmost part of Poland in Niedzica (Nowy Targ County in Lesser Poland). It was erected between the years 1320 and 1326 by Kokos of Brezovica on the site of an ancient stronghold surrounded by earthen walls in the Pieniny mountains. The Niedzica Castle [...]

Alexander the Great King of Macedonia

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Alexander the Great served as king of Macedonia from 336 to 323 B.C. During his time of leadership, he united Greece, reestablished the Corinthian League and conquered the Persian Empire. Synopsis Conqueror and king of Macedonia, Alexander the Great was born on July 20, 356 B.C., in Pella, Macedonia. During his leadership, from 336 [...]

Daniel Camargo Barbosa: Colombian Serial Killer

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Daniel Camargo Barbosa was a psychopathic serial killer from Colombia, South America. It is believed that he raped and killed over 150 young girls in Colombia and Ecuador during the 1970s and 1980s. Early life Camargo's mother died when he was a little boy and his father was overbearing and emotionally distant. He was [...]

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