Has Amelia Earhart's anti-freckle cream jar been discovered? - A small cosmetic jar found on a remote island in the Pacific offers new clues in the Amelia Earhart mystery. - The artifact could have been a jar of Dr.
Berry's Freckle Ointment, a concoction once used to fade freckles. - It's well documented Amelia had freckles and disliked having them. A small cosmetic jar offers more circumstantial evidence that the legendary aviator, Amelia Earhart, died on an uninhabited island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati. Found broken in five pieces, the ointment pot was collected on Nikumaroro Island by researchers of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), which has long been investigating the last, fateful flight taken by Earhart 75 years ago.
When reassembled, the glass fragments make up a nearly complete jar identical in shape to the ones used by Dr. NEWS: Search for Amelia Earhart Starts Again Analysis of the recovered artifacts will be presented at a three-day conference in Arlington, Va.
Cincinnati Photo Essay. Casualties of War - Putting American Casualties in Perspective. Casualties of War - Putting American Casualties in Perspective by - November 3, 2003 The United States of America has a somewhat unique relationship with war.
While America is considered to be the most militarily powerful country in the world today, Americans as a whole have never experienced war in the way that many other countries of the world have. There is a huge disparity between the American experience of war and the global experience. The total number of Americans killed in action from all major wars combined, the ten listed below, is 2,757,196, which, while a disheartening number, is about the same as the number of Vietnamese that died in the Vietnam War alone. (Note that Australian, British, French, Chinese, Laotian, Cambodian, and several other nationalities were involved in the Vietnam war as well, but I don't have their statistics shown here. FBI. The FBI’s Reading Room contains many files of public interest and historical value.
In compliance with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) requirements, some of these records are no longer in the physical possession of the FBI, eliminating the FBI’s capability to re-review and/or re-process this material. Please note, that the information found in these files may no longer reflect the current beliefs, positions, opinions, or policies currently held by the FBI. The image quality contained within this site is subject to the condition of the original documents and original scanning efforts. These older files may contain processing procedures that are not compliant with current FOIA processing standards. All recently scanned images posted to the Reading Room adhere to the NARA 300 DPI standard. Some material contained in this site may contain actions, words, or images of a graphic nature that may be offensive and/or emotionally disturbing. Crash of the Hindenburg, 1937. The giant airship, Hindenburg, made history with her first transatlantic flight in May of 1936.
The 804-foot long, hydrogen-filled behemoth moved through the air powered by four 1,050hp engines. She had a top speed of 82 mph and a range in excess of 8,000 miles. Luxury surrounded her 70 passengers. Amenities included a dining room, cocktail lounge, a library and a sitting room equipped with a grand piano. During the 60 hour flight from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Lakehurst, New Jersey passengers entertained themselves with long walks along promenades bordered by large windows.
The 1936 season was a great success as the Hindenburg carried over 1,300 passengers and thousands of pounds of cargo across the Atlantic. Radio reporter Herbert Morrison, sent to cover the airship's arrival, watched in horror. The History Dump. Top 10 True Stories That Oughta Be Movies. They say truth is stranger than fiction, and in most cases it’s also more interesting.
With this in mind, it seems a shame that Hollywood producers don’t pull from the great lives and stories of history more often. There are plenty of fascinating and absolutely true tales out there that are just waiting to be portrayed on screen. The following are the top ten true stories that deserve to be premiering soon at a theater near you. 10. Remember the War - Remembering our heroes - 13th November 2011. Ohio's natural treasures. Top 100 Speeches of the 20th Century by Rank.