Daily Archives: March 9, 2013

Article: England – Old Billy


The link below is to an article that looks at the oldest horse in English history – Old Billy.

For more visit:
http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/morbid-monday-split-head-of-the-worlds-oldest-horse


Article: WWI – Arms Race


The link below is to an article that looks at the lead up to World War I, with a focus on the arms race.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/49253/wwi-centennial-arms-race-shifts-high-gear


Article: Cyprus – Varosha


The link below is to an article that reports on the status of Varosha in northern Cyprus. The region of Varosha in Famagusta has been abandoned since the Turkish invasion of Cypress in 1974.

For more visit:
http://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2013/03/varosha-famagusta-rare-photos-inside-northern-cyprus-ghost-city-abandoned-resort/


Article: Plot to Rescue Napoleon By Submarine


The link below is to an article covering a plot to rescue Napoleon from St. Helena by submarine.

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2013/03/the-secret-plot-to-rescue-napoleon-by-submarine/


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