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The 12 September also marks the 45th Anniversary of Haile Selassie being deposed as the Emperor of Ethiopia by the Derg, a committee of military officers. These films look back at the coup and its immediate aftermath. https://ift.tt/2ZPlW88
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The 12 September marks the 75th Anniversary of the Second Quebec Conference, held during World War Two (1939-1945). Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill met to discuss the Mongenthau Plan and the continuation of U.S. Lend-Lease aid to Britain. https://ift.tt/2LCNioI

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The 8 September also marks the 75th Anniversary of the first German V2 rocket attack on London, UK.Over 3,000 were launched over the course of World War Two (1939-1945), killing approximately 9,000 civilians. https://ift.tt/2Nv4tv4

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On 8 September 1941, the Siege of Leningrad began, during
World War Two (1939-1945). It lasted 872 days, being one of the longest and most destructive sieges in history, and possibly the costliest in casualties suffered. https://ift.tt/2Zi9VIE

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On 7 September 1940, German bombers began to systematically target London on bombing raids during World War Two (1939-1945), beginning the Blitz. The capital was bombed for 56 out of the next 57 nights. https://ift.tt/2NCBSUC

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New to the Archive: This clip looks back to 1971 and the opening of the Lyndon B. Johnson Library. https://ift.tt/311bEz3

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With the news that Robert Mugabe, the former President of Zimbabwe, has died, take a look back at his life with this archive collection, covering the Bush War, Zimbabwean Independence, and some of his time in power. https://ift.tt/2HPQIUd