Now Peaceful - But Not 50 Years Earlier. This veteran returned in 1964 to visit World War 1 Western Front battlefields in peacetime where 50 years earlier he served on the front lines for three years and was wounded.; As he walked those quiet battlefields where millions of young soldiers died, he often quietly remarked, "And for what?"
A Technical Viewpoint of the reasons that four major British war ships exploded and sank killing thousands of their sailors during the Jutland battle. The causes were later determined based on survivors' memories, documents and the observations by crews on nearby ships. The Battle of Jutland could have ended very differently.
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20th Century's ocean liners sailed the oceans with state-of-the-art technologies and evolving styles. The American liner United States, the French Normandie, the German Europa and the Italian Rex were fine examples. Incidents were rare but the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collision and the sinking of the Titanic sinking made history.
Vessels on America's coastal waters, inland rivers and lakes represented the latest ship building technologies and changing lifestyles.
The Put-In-Bay helped create a cruise industry on the Great Lakes. River and lake steamboats included the Delta Queen, Edmund Fitzgerald and Hendrick Hudson. are still famous.
Railroad passenger trains carried passengers to America's towns and cities. Famous trains included the 20th Century Limited, Super Chief, Broadway Limited, and City of New Orleans. Thousands slept in comfortable Pullman sleepers every night between towns and cities. Reliable fast rail passenger travel united the country.
The American steamboat invented in 1807 changed the lives of Americans. Towns and cities along the rivers grew because of steamboats. The steamboat machinery and steamboats themselves such as the Delta Queen, Mary Powell, Natchez, were unforgetable. The steamboat Minne-Ha-Ha sails Lake George in New York State.
ET BEINGS and UFOs are HERE and REAL. An American astronaut said: "In the limitless vastness of the universe, we humans are not alone." ALSO - Technology details about the almost forgotten 1936 flying saucer UFO Crash in Germany.
Life after death is a concept accepted by many Metaphysics studies. Soul's survive human death for the purpose of evolution. Working with Guides, plans are nade for the soul's next human life. Also - A psychic teleports with a spirit long on the "other side" discussing space technologies and his work with beings from other galaxies.
Underground mineral spring waters made Saratoga Springs and Balston Spa famous health resorts. Geological realities including the glacial Lake Albany for a short time in the 1930s led to the creation of a premier New York State spa resort.
Thousands of ships sank in U.S. coastal waters in the past 120 years. NOAA's Under Sea Threats Programs known as RUST and RULET administered by the U.S. Coast Guard identifies them and watches for delayed pollution. In 2019, the recovery of 450,000 gallons of oil from a sunken ship torpedoed in 1942 off Long Island, New York averted a major pollution incident.
Battle of Jutland - Skagerrakschlacht involved 261 ships from the British and German navies. As several of the British battle cruisers exploded and sank, British Vice Admiral David Beatty remarked:
"There Is Something Wrong With Our Bloody Ships Today.".
To all soldiers the word Trenches meant sacrifices. Trenches at Gallipoli, Turkey and hundreds of miles of trenches across Belgium and France were World War 1's battlefields. The histories of the soldiers from all the countries who fought there have been kept alive by preserved diaries, wartime documents, memories, stories, maps and photos.
World War One was 146 days old when many German, French and British ordinary soldiers in the trenches recognized the futility of man against machine guns and high explosive shells. That Christmas Eve 1914 the guns in some areas fell silent replaced by Christmas songs in French, German and English. Soldiers peacefully met enemy soldiers in No-Mans Land.
American Expeditionary Force (AEF) soldiers arrived at the Western Front including the Fifty-Third Field Artillery Brigade. Among them were units deployed after arrival in France on the active front line duty supporting infantry units of the 28th Division at Mezy on the Vesle River on August 2, 1918.
Turkey's successful defense against the British and French navies in the Dardanelles and German - British naval battles at Coronel, the Falkland Islands and Dogger Bank were important strategic naval events. The two day battle of Jutland with 261 warships ended in stalemate. The bravery of the sailors was never in doubt but thousands of sailors' lives were lost in part by poor planning at high levels. Sunken warships located 105 years later are still answering many historical questions.
Millions of men during the Great War were sent to the Western Front battlefields. Hundreds of thousands of those soldiers completely disappeared. One incident: A French trench walls collapsed instantaneously leaving only the soldiers' rifle barrels protruding and it became the Trench of the Bayonets memorial." This Remembering the Missing website commemorates all missing and the continuing accounting for all still missing in action.
On March 5, 1945, a US Navy pilot died when his fighter aircraft was shot down and crashed into the sea off Iwo Jima. 51 years later, a two year old boy, mystified everyone by his knowledge of that Navy pilot's personal life and last battle. The mystery was solved 7 years later.
Life after death is a reality accepted by most people in the world. Soul's survive human death for the purpose of evolution by working with Guides to plan the future. Included - Details of a psychic's meeting with a spirit 40 years on the "other side" discussing space travel and beings from other galaxies.
Since 2009, the Kepler has helped uncover "Possibly as many as 10,000 Intelligent Civilizations in the Milky Way." Over several centuries archaeologists worldwide have believed Earth humans interacted with visitors from other planets who successfully traveled scross hundreds of light years of time..