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Article: WWII – Photos of a Defeated Berlin


The link below is to an article with a number of rarely seen photos of Berlin following the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.

For more, visit:
http://life.time.com/history/inside-hitlers-bunker-rare-and-unpublished-photos/

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Today in History: 07 April 1862


American Civil War: The Battle of Shiloh Ends

On this day in 1862 during the American Civil War, the Battle of Shiloh ended in Tennessee, when Union troops under General Ulysses S. Grant defeated Confederate troops under General Albert Sidney Johnston and P. G. T. Beauregard.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Shiloh

Books:
The Illustrated Comprehensive History of the Great Battle of Shiloh, by Samuel Meek Howard


Today in History: 03 April 1043


Edward the Confessor Crowned King of England

On this day in 1043, Edward the Confessor became King of England. His reign was among the last of Anglo-Saxon kings, with his successor Harold Godwinson, defeated by William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_the_Confessor

Book:
Edward the Confessor, by Bennett D. Charron


Today in History: 16 March 1872


First FA Cup – Wanderers F.C. Defeated Royal Engineers A.F.C.

The first ever FA Cup is won by Wanderers F.C., defeating Royal Engineers A.F.C. 1-0 at The Oval in Kennington, London, England. The FA Cup is the oldest football competition in the world.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FA_Cup
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_FA_Cup
http://www.thefa.com/TheFACup/

See also the following Document:
Teams That Have Won the Football Association Cup


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