Deporting Italian and German prisoners of war the cruise ship was between Liverpool and Canada when it was struck by a torpedo from a German submarine. Of the 734 Italians on board, 486 died. Of ...
Vehicle, Tragedy, War Memorial WW2, Germany, Italy
Poet, writer and school inspector. Born at Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex, son of Thomas Arnold. He won the Newdigate prize in 1843 with a poem on Cromwell. Appointed a lay inspector of schools in 1...
Person, Poetry, Education, France, Germany, Netherlands
Born Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, son of the Danish Consul and was educated in Germany and later Denmark. Civil engineer who collaborated with many modern architects on projects such as the Sydney Opera ...
Person, Architecture, Engineering, Denmark, Germany
Person, Sculpture, Germany
The Buddy Bear project was conceived in Berlin by Klaus and Eva Herlitz and Roman Stoblin (a bear was chosen as it is a symbol on the city's coat of arms). There are now similar statues in many cit...
Animal, Craft / Design, Germany
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Started: 18/6/1815, 204 years ago
Event, Armed Forces
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12,210 brave WW1 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.
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