Trench Fever That Affected Tolkien And C.S. Lewis Could Be Prevented Say Scientists

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Bartonella bacteria (green) have invaded red blood cells (red). (Biozentrum, Universitat Basel/Newsflash)

The discovery of a special antibody could help prevent dangerous bacterial infections such as trench fever, whose sufferers included celebrated authors like J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.…

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Pot Luck As Trench Digging Soldiers Find Ancient Amphoras

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126 separate brigade of territorial defense of Odessa found ancient amphoras while digging trenches in Odessa, Ukraine. (126 separate brigade of territorial defense of Odessa/Newsflash)

Ukrainian soldiers have found ancient ceramic amphoras dating back to the 5th century AD while digging trenches to fight the Russian troops. The 126th separate brigade of the Odessa Defence…

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Ukrainian Holocaust Survivor In Auschwitz With Anne Frank Says She Survived Hitler And Stalin, And Will Survive Putin As Well

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Ukrainian holocaust survivor Anastasia Gulej, aged 96, who was placed in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland alongside German-Dutch diarist Anne Frank. (Newsflash)

A 96-year-old Holocaust survivor from Ukraine who was in Auschwitz with Anne Frank before being liberated by British troops has said that after surviving Stalin and Hitler, she plans to…

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Picturesque Thousand-Year-Old Spanish Castle Ruin Blown Up By Napoleon For Sale For Half Million Euros

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Castle of Cogolludo has been up for sale on the internet. (Newsflash)

This picturesque Spanish castle ruin with a history spanning a thousand years and dating back to the 11th century has gone up for sale for EUR 500,000 after being blown…

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Brit Soldiers In WWII Parachute Jump With Israeli Troops In Honour Of Female Warrior-Poet Murdered By Nazis

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Israel Defense Forces paratroopers recreate World War II jump in honor of poet-soldier Hannah Senesh in Slovenia.

These images show how British soldiers have participated in a recreation of a World War II parachute jump along with Israeli troops in honour of Jewish poet-warrior and SOE agent…

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154 Year Old British Cannon Used Agains HM Armed Forces To Be Restored

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A 154-year-old British cannon that entered Egypt during the reign of Khedive Ismail is under restoration by the Egyptian authority in Alexandria

An ancient cannon purchased from England that was later used against British troops is being restored in Egypt. Dubbed the Khedive Ismail cannon after the former ruler of Egypt and…

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Russian Troops In War Games With Dog Sleds, Snowmobiles

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Russian marines take part in war games in a snowy taiga with snowmobiles and dog sleds

This is the moment Russian marines travel silently using a dogsled through the winter landscape as part of a training exercise. Footage shows the dogs running through the snow during…

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