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Malaya and Singapore 1941-42, Mark Stille

Malaya and Singapore 1941-42, Mark Stille

Malaya and Singapore 1941-42, Mark StilleMalaya and Singapore 1941-42, Mark StilleCampaign 300We start with a examination of the British commanders, which finds fault with just about all of them, in most cases with good reason. The British, Indian and Australian forces posted in Malaya and Singapore emerge as a mixed bag, with some well organised and trained units and others rather less impressive.

Old Fort Johnson

Old Fort Johnson

Located about one mile west of Amsterdam, New York, Old Fort Johnson is one of America& 39;s most important historical buildings and small British fortress sites. It was home to William Johnson, the former Superintendent General of Indian Affairs and last Baronet of New York, during the French and Indian War (1754-1760).

History of Witches Signing the Devil's Book

History of Witches Signing the Devil's Book

In Puritan theology, a person recorded a covenant with the Devil by signing, or making their mark, in the Devil's book "with pen and ink" or with blood. Only with such signing, according to the beliefs of the time, did a person actually become a witch and gain demonic powers, such as appearing in spectral form to do harm to another.

The Government's Role in the Economy

The Government's Role in the Economy

In the narrowest sense, the government's involvement in the economy is to help correct market failures or situations in which private markets cannot maximize the value that they could create for society. This includes providing public goods, internalizing externalities (consequences of economic activities on unrelated third parties), and enforcing competition.

How to Ask Where the Restroom Is in French

How to Ask Where the Restroom Is in French

Ah la la, this is always a difficult question. Because on top of possibly sounding impolite in French, you could also end up sounding totally ridiculous. If you want to ask, "Where is the bathroom," and you go for a literal translation, you'd ask, " Où est la salle de bains "? The problem is la salle de bains is the room where the bath or shower is.

Calcium Facts - Ca or Atomic Number 20

Calcium Facts - Ca or Atomic Number 20

Calcium is silver to gray solid metal that develops a pale yellow tint. It is element atomic number 20 on the periodic table with the symbol Ca. Unlike most transition metals, calcium and its compounds exhibit a low toxicity. The element is essential for human nutrition. Take a look at calcium periodic table facts and learn about the element's history, uses, properties, and sources.