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Bird Shaped Pestle

A bird-shaped pestle. Stone, 6000-2000 BCE. Oro Province, Papua New Guinea. Most modern vegetables and cereals were first cultivated around 10,000 years ago. This pestle was made for grinding taro...
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Hampton SP-3049 - History

HamptonThe first Hampton, retained its former name, while the second was named setter a county in South Carolina.(SP-3049:t.48;1.63& 39;;b.19& 39;4& 34;;dr.6& 39;2& 34;;s.9k.)Hampton (SP-3049), a wooden tug, was built in 1905 by H. Turman, Turkey Point, VA., and chartered by the Navy in 1918. She commissioned 21 April 1918 and served on general harbor duty in Hampton Roads under the jurisdiction of the 5th Navel District Until being returned to her owner 13 August 1919.
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Operation Rolling Thunder

Operation Rolling Thunder was the name given to America's sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Operation Rolling Thunder was a demonstration of America's near total air supremacy during the Vietnam War. It was started in an effort to demoralise the North Vietnamese people and to undermine the capacity of the government in North Vietnam to govern.
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