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What is the origin of Berlin?

  I've just been searching for the origin of German capital and found several version mostly having the same base - Slavonic (not German) origin.   Berlin the name (MORE)
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Who is Lou berliner?

Lou Berliner was a longtime sportswriter at The Columbus Dispatch newspaper in Columbus, Ohio, covering high school and amateur sports in Central Ohio for more than 40 years.

What was the Berlin Conference?

Berlin, Conference of, 1884-85, international meeting aimed at settling the problems connected with European colonies in Africa. At the invitation of the German chancellor Ott (MORE)

Why did President Reagan bomb Libya in 1986?

Reagan ordered the bombing of Tripoli after the CIA determined that Libyan secret forces bombed a night club in West Berlin.  The bombing was the most direct action the U.S. (MORE)

The first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War 2 did it kill JUST the elephant in the Berlin Zoo or other animals people as well?

Sorry- urban legend. The FIRST bombing of Berlin took place on 25 Aug 1940, using 81 aircraft. The bombing that damaged the zoo (and, unfortunately, the elephant) was a later (MORE)
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What is the berline blockade?

The Berlin Blockade is when the Soviet Unit blocked ground access to West Berlin. It was considered the first major international crises of the Cold War and took place between (MORE)