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Camp Leader: herodotus Founded on: May 7, 2008
Newest Member: mohit04 Latest Update: Dec 21, 2011
File-Sharing Services Fear Seizures.
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Posted by herodotus on Feb 6, 2012

It seems that the entertainment industry may finally win thanks to American police co-operation. Information storage websites started to pull their file-sharing services due to the fears that the authorities will seize domains and arrest owners. A number of large file-sharing services, including FileSonic, FileServe, and Uploaded, have abruptly stopped sharing of entertainment content and other

Australia Day 2012 - The History of the Day.
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Posted by herodotus on Jan 26, 2012

The quest for the celebration of a united Australian Day and the parallel search for an 'Australian identity' and sense of spirit commenced within a few short years of the First Fleet landing of 1788 and subsequent white settlement on this island continent.

The following information gives a chronological history of how settlers and Indigenous Australians have acknowledged, celebrated and

Japanese Intelligence Successes in World War II.
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Posted by herodotus on Jan 26, 2012

Nakumuda Ken’ichi gulped. Was the rumor true? Ken’ichi thought he faced an American firing squad for intercepting their military communications during the Second World War. No, he did not break any American codes. Their technical questions dumbfounded him. Or so he said. For Ken’ichi was indeed an intelligence officer. His companions in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) and Imperial Japanese Army

Entire 2014 roster axed as share price plummets, claims insider. THQ has cancelled its entire 2014 release line-up in a move to position the company for sale, according to rumours sweeping the internet.

Kavin Dent, a games industry veteran, made the claims on Twitter late last night, stating that THQ has cancelled its long in-development MMO project based on the Warhammer 40,000

January 13th, 1929 - Wyatt Earp Dies in Los Angeles.
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Posted by herodotus on Jan 13, 2012

Had to mention of of my favourite and controversial characters of the Old West.

Nearly 50 years after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Wyatt Earp died quietly in Los Angeles on this day in 1929 at the age of 80.

The Earp brothers had long been competing with the Clanton-McClaury ranching families for political and economic control of Tombstone, Arizona, and the surrounding region.

The Battle of Isandlwana - 22nd january, 1879.
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Posted by herodotus on Jan 12, 2012

Basic Facts:

WHERE: 10 miles east of the Tugela River in Zululand, South Africa.

WHO: Lieutenant Colonel Pulleine of the 24th Foot and Lieutenant Colonel Durnford commanded the British force at the battle. The Zulu Army was commanded by Chiefs Ntshingwayo kaMahole and Mavumengwana kaMdlela Ntuli.

ARMY STRENGTHS: The British force comprised some 1,200 men. It is likely that they were

"DCS: Black Shark 2" - Available for Download.
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Posted by herodotus on Jan 10, 2012

The Fighter Collection and Eagle Dynamics have released the new benchmark in PC air combat simulation with the release of “Digital Combat Simulator: Black Shark 2”. “DCS: Black Shark 2” is a simulation of the Russian Ka-50 attack helicopter and the next entry in the Digital Combat Simulator combat series. "DCS: Black Shark 2" is a greatly improved version of the original "DCS: Black Shark" that

On January 11, 1908, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt declares the massive Grand Canyon in northwestern Arizona a national monument.

Though Native Americans lived in the area as early as the 13th century, the first European sighting of the canyon wasn't until 1540, by members of an expedition headed by the Spanish explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado. Because of its remote and inaccessible

In the climax of deteriorating relations between the United States and Fidel Castro's government in Cuba, President Dwight D. Eisenhower closes the American embassy in Havana and severs diplomatic relations.

The action signaled that the United States was prepared to take extreme measures to oppose Castro's regime, which U.S. officials worried was a beachhead of communism in the western

On This Day in History: December 27, 1979
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Posted by herodotus on Dec 28, 2011

In Afghanistan, three Soviet assault battalions, 1,600 men, storm the palace of Afghan President Hafizullah Amin in Kabul. Amin and his palace guard of 125 men resist for almost three hours; 25 Russians killed and 225 wounded. The Afghans, including President Amin, are massacred.
Operation Storm-333 («Шторм-333») was the codename of the Soviet special forces

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