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Kilty DD- 137 - History

Kilty(DD-137: dp. 1,090; 1. 314& 39;5& 34;; b. 31& 39;9& 34;; dr. 8& 39;6& 34;; s. 35k. cpl. 113; a. 4 4& 34;, 1 1-pdr.; cl. Wickes)Kilty ( DD-137) was launched 25 April 1918 by the Mare Island Navy Yard, ValleJo, Calif.; sponsored by Miss Elizabeth Harrison Shapley; and commissioned 17 December 1918, Lt.
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The 1957 Civil Rights Act

The Civil Rights Act of 1957 was introduced in Eisenhower's presidency and was the act that kick-started the civil rights legislative programme that was to include the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Eisenhower had not been known for his support of the civil rights movement. Rather than lead the country on the issue, he had to respond to problems such as in Little Rock.
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Ernst Fritz Saukel

Ernst 'Fritz' Saukel achieved infamy in Nazi Germany as the man who primarily organised slave labour for the Reich during World War Two. Between 1942 and 1945, Saukel was the most senior Nazi official involved in the movement and use of slave labourers. They were mainly from occupied Eastern Europe. Arrested at the end of the war, Saukel was found guilty of crimes against humanity at the Nuremberg Trials and sentenced to death.
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Log book for Lt D.W. Gay - 13-14 April 1945

Log book for Lt D.W. Gay - 13-14 April 1945 This page from Lt. Gay& 39;s Log Book covers his flying experiences from 13-14 April 1945.Operation 35 was an attack on troop concentrations to the north-west of Argenta, in support of the 8th Army. Two dummy runs were made but heavy clouds prevented any attack being carried out.
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