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Surrealism: birth and historical context

Surrealism: birth and historical context

Surrealism is a movement first literary then artistic, defined and theorized by the French poet André Breton in 1924. It was largely inspired by the irrational aspect of the horrors of the First World War. In the back, we don't always understand why we have come to this.

Pompeii

Pompeii

Pompeii

Official Records of the Rebellion

Official Records of the Rebellion

Official Records of the Rebellion: Vol 11, Chap 23, Part 1: Peninsula Campaign: Report of Col. Army, Chief Commissary of Subsistence of operations from August 1, 1861, to November 9, 1862Official Records of the Rebellion: Volume Eleven, Chapter 23, Part 1: Peninsular Campaign: ReportsThe DocumentHow to cite this articleOfficial Records of the Rebellion: Volume Eleven, Chapter 23, Part 1: Peninsular Campaign: Reports, pp.

Floyd B. Parks DD- 884 - History

Floyd B. Parks DD- 884 - History

Floyd B. Parks DD- 884Floyd B. ParksFloyd Bruce Parks, born 16 January 1911 in Salisbury, Mo., was a member of the Naval Academy class of 1934, and was appointed a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps 1 June 1934. He commanded Marine Fighting Squadron 221 in the Battle of Midway, in which he was killed, 4 June 1942, while leading his men against a vastly superior force of Japanese bombers and fighters.

Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) - Origins and Chronology

Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) - Origins and Chronology

The Hundred Years' War is a dynastic conflict that pitted the kings of France and England between the kings of France and England for over a century at the end of the Middle Ages. Although its origins date back to the 12th century with the marriage of Henri Plantagenêt and Eleanor of Aquitaine, it is the death of Charles IV without a male heir that provokes hostilities.

Gottfried Heinrich, count of Pappenheim (d.1632)

Gottfried Heinrich, count of Pappenheim (d.1632)

Gottfried Heinrich, count of Pappenheim, (d.1632) Imperial general during the Thirty Years War, trained in Spanish Service. In 1626 a peasant& 39;s revolt erupted in Upper Austria, provoked by the harsh rule of Maximilian of Bavaria and his governor Herbersdorf. Pappenheim was Herbersdorf& 39;s son in law, and he commanded the army that crushed the peasants at Gmunden, Vocklabruck and Wolfsegg.