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Monthly History: The Armenian Genocide

Monthly History: The Armenian Genocide

In its February issue, L & 39; Histoire magazine delivers the best of research on the first genocide of the twentieth century: the Armenian genocide. If this tragedy is already a hundred years old, it has long been obscured and the first works of historiographical research only started about twenty years ago and strongly oppose the negationism of the official Turkish institutions. , who still deny access to archives.

The Battle of Isandlwana (South Africa, January 22, 1879)

The Battle of Isandlwana (South Africa, January 22, 1879)

Page 6 of 7 Back to square one Reinforcements are therefore sent en masse to South Africa. Then comes the time to look for responsibilities. Chelmsford is singled out fairly quickly, but he has enough well-placed downforce to deflect the bulk of the criticism onto Pulleine and Durnford, two convenient scapegoats since they are dead and cannot defend themselves.

William the Conqueror - Biography

William the Conqueror - Biography

William the Conqueror is the most famous of the Dukes of Normandy. On September 28, 1066, William, who was still only & 34; the Bastard & 34;, landed in England with his army, determined to ensure his rights over the crown prevail. A brilliant seasoned strategist with his victories over the troops of King Henry I of France in 1054 and 1058, William emerges victorious from the Battle of Hastings and seizes the Kingdom of England.

Ephemeris of January 22

Ephemeris of January 22

1972: In Brussels, Ireland, United Kingdom, Denmark and Norway sign a treaty of accession to the European Common Market. 1963: West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and President of the French Republic Charles de Gaulle sign the Franco-German friendship treaty.

The Enlightenment: How Ideas Circulate (History)

The Enlightenment: How Ideas Circulate (History)

The Enlightenment shows enough that they were a European phenomenon. Global even, because the ideas, carried by books, men and moving images, have gone through revolutionary. Whether they served to fuel scholarly debates, organize struggles, fuel businesses or build reputations, circulation was the watchword of the Enlightenment.

70th anniversary of the invasion of Poland

70th anniversary of the invasion of Poland

Exactly 70 years ago, German troops entered Poland, triggering the armed conflict of World War II. This invasion follows Poland's refusal to cede Danzig to the Reich and under the poor pretext of responding to a provocation actually orchestrated by the SS themselves (the Gleiwitz incident fomented by Himmler).