Tantalum – resource of conflict

Tantalum is considered a conflict resource. Coltan, the industrial name for a columbite-tantalite mineral from which niobium and tantalum are extracted, can also be found in Central Afrika, which is why tantalum is being linked to warfare in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). According to an October 23, 2003 United Nations report,Fortsätt läsa ”Tantalum – resource of conflict”

Position Oboe atlantic

Oboe was a British aerial blind bombing system in World War II, based on radio transponder technology.[1] The system consisted of a pair of radio transmitters on the ground, which sent signals which were received and retransmitted by a transponder in the aircraft. By comparing the time each signal took to reach the aircraft, the distance between the aircraft and the station could be determined. The OboeFortsätt läsa ”Position Oboe atlantic”

Rise of Arab nationalism – The Ottoman Empire | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

As the Ottoman Empire entered the First World War in 1914 the loyalty of its Arab subjects could no longer be taken for granted. — Läs på nzhistory.govt.nz/war/ottoman-empire/rise-of-arab-nationalism Reference point for facebookrevolution set of the Tahrir square in Egypt

The Ottoman Empire – The Ottoman Empire | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

Few Kiwis today know much about one of our main First World War enemies, the Ottoman Empire – a sophisticated but often forgotten empire whose soldiers fought against New Zealand troops for four years in the Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine campaigns. — Läs på nzhistory.govt.nz/war/ottoman-empire