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Article: World War I – Russia’s Promise to Attack Germany


The link below is to an article that reports on the lead up to World War I and Russia’s promise to attack Germany.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/133709

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Today in History: 10 May 1940


World War II: The United Kingdom Invades Iceland

On this day in 1940, Operation Fork (The Invasion of Iceland) began early in the morning in the capital Reykjavik. The objective was to prevent German occupation and the promise was made to withdraw at the conclusion of the war. The British troops were relieved by American troops a year later, before the US had officially entered the war.

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


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