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Fitzroy and the Welsh Guards

An incident at Fitzroy on June 8 th was the worst single incident involving the Task Force during the Falklands War. At Fitzroy, to the southwest of Port Stanley, the bombing of 'Sir Galahad' and 'Sir Tristram' left 54 men dead and 46 injured. 'Sir Tristram' and 'Sir Galahad' were anchored waiting to offload their cargo - mainly Welsh Guard Infantry soldiers (on 'Sir Galahad') and their equipment (on 'Sir Tristram').
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The concept of party is no longer relevant

Is the whole concept of political parties on the decline in the American political scenario? Is the nation moving away from parties to personalities as elections become more media responsive? During the Nineteenth Century, then two parties most associated with America had clear and defined roles so that both could be clearly identified as parties with a political function.
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Today in History - 17th February

Today in History February 17th 364 - Roman Emperor Jovian dies after a reign of eight months. He is found dead in his tent at Tyana (Asia Minor) en route back to Constantinople in suspicious circumstances. 1370 - Northern Crusades: Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Teutonic Knights meet in the Battle of Rudau.
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Richelieu and Foreign Policy

Cardinal Richelieu had one simple foreign policy aim - to fight for France's interests by whatever measures were needed. As a loyal servant to Louis XIII, Richelieu wanted France to be the dominant power in Europe and give Louis the status Richelieu felt he deserved. When deciding foreign policy and what was best for France, Richelieu took little notice of religious considerations.
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Bobby Searle

Robert 'Bobby' Searle was a co-founder of the Black Panther movement that came to symbolise the more aggressive side to the civil rights movement in America. Searle founded the Black Panthers along with Huey Newton. Bobby Searle was born on October 22 nd 1936 in Dallas, Texas. During World War Two, his family moved to and settled in Oakland, California.
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Labour Party support in Wales 1900 to 1979

Support for the Labour Party in Wales from 1900 onwards could have only been at the expense of the Liberal Party in Wales. As the working class in South Wales became more politicised, so the Labour Party prospered. Miners and steel workers formed the backbone of support for the Labour Party between 1900 and 1979 and South Wales became a heartland of Labour support.
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