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Prologue to Mr. Addison's Cato. Poems: 1713-17. Alexander Pope. 1903. Complete Poetical Works. Leonard Cohen – Suzanne Lyrics. Aircraft losses of the Vietnam War. Burning American aircraft at Bien Hoa Air Base During the Vietnam War, thousands of U.S. aircraft were lost to antiaircraft artillery (AAA), surface-to-air missiles (SAMs), and fighter interceptors (MiG)s.

Aircraft losses of the Vietnam War

The great majority of U.S. combat losses in all areas of Southeast Asia were to AAA. The Royal Australian Air Force also flew combat and airlift missions in South Vietnam, as did the Republic of Vietnam. Among fixed-wing aircraft, more F-4 Phantoms were lost than any other type in service with any nation. In total, the United States lost in Vietnam almost 10,000 aircraft and helicopters, excluding number of UAVs. United States aircraft[edit] Captured American-made and overpainted SVNAF warplanes in Saigon's War Remnants Museum United States Air Force[edit] All told, the U.S. USAF fixed-wing[edit] A-1 Skyraider-- --191 total, 150 in combat –First loss A-1E 52-132465 (1st Air Commando Squadron, 34th TG) shot down during the night of 28–29 August 1964 near Bien Hoa, SVN –Final loss 1971.

Vietnam War soldiers. War in Vietnam (1959–63) The 1959 to 1963 phase of the Vietnam War started after the North Vietnamese had made a firm decision to commit to a military intervention in the guerrilla war in the South Vietnam, a buildup phase began, between the 1959 North Vietnamese decision and the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, which led to a major US escalation of its involvement.

War in Vietnam (1959–63)

Vietnamese communists saw this as a second phase of their revolution, the US now substituting for the French. There was endemic insurgency in South Vietnam throughout the period 1954–1960. It can also be established-but less surely- that the Diệm regime alienated itself from one after another of those domestic sectors which might have offered it political support, and was grievously at fault in its rural programs. That these conditions engendered animosity toward the Southern dictatorship seems almost certain, and they could have led to a major resistance movement even without North Vietnamese help. Vintage Tobacco/ Cigarette Ads of the 1960s. Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King is probably the most famous person associated with the civil rights movement.

Martin Luther King

King was active from the start of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 to 1956 until his murder in April 1968. To many Martin Luther King epitomised what the civil rights campaign was all about and he brought massive international cover to the movement. Martin Luther King was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15th, 1929. The church was very much a part of his life as both his father and grandfather had been Baptist preachers. They themselves were involved in the civil rights movement. After leaving Crozer, King got married to Coretta Scott. Civil Rights Timeline.

Jan. 23 The 24th Amendment abolishes the poll tax, which originally had been instituted in 11 southern states after Reconstruction to make it difficult for poor blacks to vote.

Civil Rights Timeline

Summer The Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), a network of civil rights groups that includes CORE and SNCC, launches a massive effort to register black voters during what becomes known as the Freedom Summer. It also sends delegates to the Democratic National Convention to protest—and attempt to unseat—the official all-white Mississippi contingent. July 2 President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Aug. 4 (Neshoba Country, Miss.) 1968 in the United States. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Events from the year 1968 in the United States.

1968 in the United States

The year 1968 in the United States is commonly associated with unrest and the Counterculture of the 1960s. Incumbents[edit] Federal Government[edit] Events[edit] Action of 1 March 1968. Background[edit] The United States Navy, South Vietnamese navy, and the U.S.

Action of 1 March 1968

Coast Guard, operating under the authority of the South Vietnamese government, established a blockade of South Vietnam designated Operation Market Time to prevent infiltrations of personnel, munitions and equipment by the North Vietnamese government. A twelve mile wide restricted zone existed along the entire South Vietnamese coast and ships assigned to Market Time had the authority to stop and search any vessel within the zone for contraband material and check the identity papers of any person on a detained vessel.[2][3][4] Action[edit] Action off Bo De River[edit] Action of 1 March 1968.

Vietnam: The Real War – in pictures. How well do you know rewritten classics? – quiz. The Golden Compass: what went wrong? A much beloved trilogy of fantasy novels, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials was much praised for its rich, imaginative fantasy world, nuanced and ambiguous characters and powerful anti-religious themes.

The Golden Compass: what went wrong?

Critically acclaimed, award-laden bestsellers with a young heroine in the form of Lyra Bellacqua, the trilogy seemed an obvious choice to follow Harry Potter and Lord Of The Rings and become a blockbuster movie series. New Line bought the rights after bringing Lord Of The Rings to the screen, hoping for a similar success. The two stories are very different High Fantasies though, and The Golden Compass contains concepts less familiar to audiences than wizards, monsters and swordplay.

His Dark Materials was also occasionally categorised in shops as a children’s book, unlike Lord Of The Rings. This is an important factor when it comes to the adaptation. It’s self-perpetuating in many ways. Daniel Craig was cast well, as were Nicole Kidman and Sam Elliott.