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What was President Nixon's reason for not consulting with Congress on the bombing of Cambodia in the Vietnam War?

US President Nixon believed it was unnecessary to consult the US Congress on his decision to bomb Cambodia during the Vietnam War. His rational was the Cuban Missile Crisis of (MORE)

What helped sink two major British battleships at the Battle of Jutland in 1916?

The British fleet commanders were not careful about protecting the ammunition magazines on the battle ships. When German cannon fire hit the turrets of two major British battl (MORE)

Why is the battle of jutland significant?

The Battle of Jutland was significant because it reinforced British dominance in the North Sea. Even though the German fleet inflicted more damage on the British fleet, it w (MORE)

What are the most important World War 1 battles?

Possibly the naval Battle of Jutland. Although just about a technical victory for the Germans, it led to the German surfacec fleet being bottled up and not seriously used su (MORE)

What was the outcome of the Second Battle of Chattanooga in the US Civil War?

The Second Battle of Chattanooga took place over a period from August 21 to September 8, 1863. It was a Union victory and the city of the same name was captured.
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How did Leon Trotsky describe the Nazi take over in Germany?

With the take over of Germany by the Nazi's in 1933, Leon Trotsky called that situation "The unparalleled defeat of the German proletariat the most important event since the B (MORE)

When did Germany begin its major bombing attack on British military installations?

Prior to the September bombing of London, the German air force began its attacks on British military installations on August 12, 1940. Initially, Germany began with raids on B (MORE)

What does tulle mean?

Tulle is a soft, fine silk, cotton, or nylon material like net, used for making veils and dresses.
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What prevented the German air force from driving off the Royal Navy and open the way for a German invasion of Britain?

Theoretically the German air force would have been able to destroy British ships that would prevent German troop transport ships from crossing the English Channel. In the Summ (MORE)

What was one factor that prevented a German invasion of Great Britain in 1940?

In 1940 Britain was deficient in military defense if a German army was able to land an invasion force on British soil. Britain's defense depended on the Royal Navy to control (MORE)

When did Germany begin its bombing of London in World War 2?

On September 5, 1940, the Germans began bombing London, reportedly in retaliation for a British raid on Berlin. Bad weather, however, hampered their efforts and it was not unt (MORE)