Karl Gebhardt (1897-1948) had a distinguished career as professor of sports medicine before the Second World War. He developed sports for the disabled at a specialised orthopaedic clinic at Hohenlychen and was President of the Red Cross in Germany. During the war, Gebhardt also acted as Heinrich Himmler’s personal physician and was responsible for medicalFortsätt läsa ”Karl Gebhardt”
The I.G. Farben Trial, the sixth subsequent Nuremberg proceeding, was tried by the Military Tribunal VI, which had been created by the U.S. Military Government for Germany on August 8, 1947. An indictment was filed on May 3 naming twenty-four defendants, all in the IG Farben industrial concern, and listing five counts: the planning, preparation,Fortsätt läsa ”The I.G. Farben trial in 1947”
Silk Road, also called Silk Route, ancient trade route, linking China with the West, that carried goods and ideas between the two great civilizations of Rome and China. Silk went westward, and wools, gold, and silver went east. China also received nestorian Christianity and Buddism (from India) via the Silk Road.
Hitler visited Wehrwolf for nearly four months beginning on July 6, 1942, in order to be closer to the Eastern Front as he launched his summer offensive on Stalingrad and the Caucasus. Source: Harvard University
Elam was a region in the Near Eastcorresponding to the modern-day provinces of Ilam and Khuzestan in southern Iran (though it also included part of modern-day southern Iraq) whose civilization spanned thousands of years from c. 3200 – c. 539 BCE.
Paul LeBoutillier, pastor at Calvary Chapel Ontario
Palestine in the ancient world was part of the region known as Canaan where the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah were located. The term `Palestine’ was originally… — Läs på http://www.worldhistory.org/palestine/
Facts Born: 1948, Zanzibar Prize motivation: ”for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”
Oboe was a British aerial blind bombing system in World War II, based on radio transponder technology. 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”