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Why didn't Asian teams participate in the 1950 World Cup?

Why didn't Asian teams participate in the 1950 World Cup?

The Fourth World Cup was held in Brazil in 1950. It has the distinction of being the first World Cup held after a 12-year hiatus for World War II. It also has the distinction of being the only Wor…

USS Abel P Upshur (DD-193), Norfolk Navy Yard, 26 January 1921

USS Abel P Upshur (DD-193), Norfolk Navy Yard, 26 January 1921

USS Abel P Upshur (DD-193), Norfolk Navy Yard, 26 January 1921 Here we see the Clemson class destroyer USS Abel P Upshur (DD-193) in the Norfolk Navy Yard on 26 January 1921.

Mummy Mask of an Ancient Egyptian Woman

Mummy Mask of an Ancient Egyptian Woman

This mummy mask belonged to a woman who lived in Egypt during the Late Period (c. 712-332 BCE). It is made of linen, plaster, pigment, and gold, and it dates from c. 688-525 BCE. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor...

Panther Medium Tank, 1942-45, Stephen A. Hart

Panther Medium Tank, 1942-45, Stephen A. Hart

Panther Medium Tank, 1942-45, Stephen A. HartPanther Medium Tank, 1942-45, Stephen A. HartNew Vanguard 67This entry in Osprey& 39;s New Vanguard series looks at what was probably the best German tank of the Second World War - the Panzer V Panther.While most books on the Panther are divided into seperate sections on the design of the tank and its service career, this book is structured around the different variants of the Panther.

Sarasota APA-204 - History

Sarasota APA-204 - History

Sarasota(APA-204: dp. 6,873 (It.); 1. 455& 39;; b. 62& 39;; dr. 28& 39;1& 34;; s. 17 k., cpl. 536, trp. 1,561, a. 1 5& 34;, 12 40mm., 10 20mm.; cl. Haskell; T. VC2-S-AP5)Sarasota (APA-204) was laid down under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 552) on 11 April 1944 by the Permanente Metals Corp., Richmond, Calif.

Fall of Skenesborough

Fall of Skenesborough

The hamlet of Skenesborough (sometimes Skenesboro) was located on the southwestern shore of Lake Champlain and had served as the construction site of the small navy assembled by Benedict Arnold in 1775.In the summer of 1777, a small American naval presence remained at Skenesborough and was afforded protection by an iron chain stretched between the banks of the lake.