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General and Old World History

his' to rE, n. (1) the branch of knowledge dealing with past events; (2) a systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, etc.; (3) the record of past events; (4) a past notable for its important events

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The Battle of Okinawa
The Battle of Okinawa (Operation Iceberg)
fought between April 1 and June 22, 1945, was the only U.S. land operation on Japanese soil during World War II, as well as the largest amphibious assault and last major battle in the Pacific Theater. It was also the bloodiest campaign in the Pacific, with more than 250,000 total casualties suffered.
Republic of Bulgaria: Facts and Figures
Republic of Bulgaria
Local Name Republika Bulgariya. Area 42,823 sq mi. Population 7,186,893. Capital Sofia. Independence Achieved from the Ottoman Empire September 22, 1908.
CONTENTS
General History
General History
including World War I and World War II

Great Britain
British Isles
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Central Europe
Central Europe
Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Slovakia

France, Andorra, Monaco
France, Andorra, Monaco

Germany
Germany

Greece
Greece

Italy
Italy
including Ancient Rome and the Roman Empire, Malta, San Marino, and Vatican City

Low Countries
Low Countries
Belgium, Luxembourg

Netherlands
Netherlands
Local Name Koninkrijk der Nederlanden. Total Area 15,892 sq mi. Population 16,947,504. Capital Amsterdam.

Eastern Russia
Eastern Europe
Poland, Russia, former Soviet Republics

Northern Europe
Northern Europe
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

Spain
Spain
Local Name Reino de España. Area 194,885 sq mi. Population 48,146,134. Capital Madrid.

Portugal
Portugal
Local Name República Portuguesa. Area 35,553 sq mi. Population 10,799,270. Capital Lisbon.

Switzerland
Switzerland
Local Names Schweiz (German), Suisse (French), Svizzera (Italian). Area 15,941 sq mi. Population 7.8 million. Capital Bern.

Balkan Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula
Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Yugoslavia

Asia
Asia

Africa
Africa
a continent south of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian oceans

Australia and Oceania
Australia and Oceania
Australia, New Zealand, Pacific island nations and groups

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