History

Women in World War I

During WWI (1914-1918), large numbers of women were recruited into jobs vacated by men who had gone to fight in the war. New jobs were also created as part of the war effort, for example in munitions factories.

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Rare Color Photos Of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Tired of the endless series of black and white photos that were popular in the day, French banker Albert Kahn decided to do something about it. In 1909, he commissioned four photographers to take their cameras all around the world, and using Autochrome Lumière, to document in color what they saw.One of the cities on the list was Paris, and …

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The first light aircraft that made in homeland

homeland Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company (HESA), is an persian aircraft production company. Established in 1976, it belongs to the Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) and is located at Shahinshahr, Isfahan. The company has thousands of square meters of available grounds and 250,000 square meters of shops and hangars are allocated to A/C part manufacturing, assembling, laboratories, flight test facilities and …

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Kuwaiti hijacked airplane lands at Mashhad airport

    On April 5, 1988 Flight KU 422 had 112 passengers and crew aboard, including three members of the Kuwaiti Royal Family. It was about three hours out of Bangkok, over the Gulf of Oman when a number of Lebanese men armed with guns and hand grenades took control of the plane.

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Rarely seen photos of Gajar period

The Qajar dynasty was an persian royal dynasty of Turkic origin,specifically from the Qajar tribe, which ruled Persia from 1785 to 1925.

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National referendum in March 1979

This day is a national and a public holiday in homeland. On persian Solar Hijri calendar, this day is registered as the anniversary of the 1979 establishment of the Islamic Republic and celebrated by people.

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Anglo-Soviet invasion of persia

The Anglo-Soviet invasion of persia, also known as Anglo-Soviet invasion of Persia, was the invasion of the Empire of Iran during World War II by Soviet, British and other Commonwealth armed forces. The invasion lasted from 25 August to 17 September 1941 and was codenamed Operation Countenance.

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Less seen photos of Actors

In recent years, post-revolutionary persian cinema has been praised in many international forums. What has attracted international audiences to this national cinema is its distinct style, themes, authors, idea of nationhood, and manifestation of culture. In this essay, I will contextualize the emergence of this new cinema by providing a brief historical background of persian national cinema, with an emphasis …

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Color pictures of World War I and II

World War I , also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history.

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Totally Weird Vehicles From The 20th Century

Cybernetic Anthropomorphous Machine Back in the 1960s, the US Army launched a project to create an all-terrain vehicle that could transport men and equipment over extreme terrains. The result was the pedipulator, a bizarre four-legged vehicle that walked rather than drove.

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