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Fall of Constantinople – Reply History

Fall of Constantinople – Reply History

In the year 1451, The 19 year old Mehmed II ascends to the Ottoman throne, and immediately begins preparation for the taking of Constantinople. Their capital and last great holdout of the Roman Empire He saw as his duty to capture the city because for him it was an essential part in the expansion and …

Tri-City Grocery Jingle

Tri-City Grocery Jingle

You can have everything the very best of everything at your friendly Tri-City Grocery Everything is quality from A to Z The clerks and checkers are the best there You’ll be happy you’re a guest there Join your friends and all the rest there Everybody’s shopping the Tri-City way You can have everything the very …

25 Best Places to Visit in Europe – Travel Europe

25 Best Places to Visit in Europe – Travel Europe

Although it is the world’s second smallest continent, Europe welcomes more than half of all the tourists worldwide. In fact, 7 of the 10 most visited countries in the world are European nations. It’s easy to see why; a well-preserved cultural heritage, rich history, safety and efficient infrastructure makes visiting Europe a breeze. Here’s a …

The History of Venice: Rise of the Republic

The History of Venice: Rise of the Republic

The history of Venice is a tale of sea power, and who could be a more fitting sponsor than WORLD OF WARSHIPS – the epic free-to-play MMO that combines naval strategy, tactics… but mostly firepower. World of Warships has more than 200 playable ships, all meticulously researched historical vessels such as cruiser HMS Belfast, or …

One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History

One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History

NARRATOR: 1957. 70 miles from Venice, amid the cliffs and gorges of Italy’s Vajont River Valley, work begins on the Vajont Hydroelectric Dam. Crucial to the dam’s operation is a vast reservoir that can hold 44 billion gallons of water. Ever since the filling of the reservoir in early 1960, enormous cracks have begun appearing …