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Abilene, Kansas

Abilene was an early cow town, established by Joseph G. It was the northern terminus for both the Abilene Trail and the Chisholm Trail. Located on the Kansas Pacific Railway west of all settlement, Abilene was for two or three years a popular shipping point, until the westward advance of settlers forced the drovers to new cow towns still farther west.
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Conflicts in the world (continued)

AFRICA On the African continent, the main motivator of the conflicts is the way in which the continent has been divided. Before the arrival of Europeans, Africans lived in harmony, as rival groups respected each other and this did not motivate instability. In the process of colonization, the European countries met in Berlin at a conference to define the division of African space so that it could be managed and exploited by the nations involved in the meeting.
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1994 Northridge earthquake

At 4:31 a.m. on January 17, 1994, a 6.7-magnitude quake struck the San Fernando Valley, a densely populated area of Los Angeles located 20 miles northwest of the city’s downtown. The quake was caused by the sudden rupture of a previously undocumented blind thrust fault. The Northridge quake, named after the San Fernando Valley community near its epicenter, was the costliest in U.
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Officers Club, USAAF Schleissheim, 1945

Officers Club, USAAF Schleissheim, 1945 Here we see SSgt Clarence W. Anderson in front of the Officers Club for the 344th Bombardment Group at Schleissheim in Germany, where they were based at Christmas 1945.Many thanks to Bill Anderson for providing us with these pictures, which came from the collection of his father SSgt Clarence W.
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