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Senior U.S. POW is released

On August 16, 1945, Lt. Jonathan Wainwright, (captured by the Japanese on the island of Corregidor, in the Philippines), is freed by Russian forces from a POW camp in Manchuria, China.When President Franklin Roosevelt transferred Gen. Douglas MacArthur from his command in the Philippines to Australia in March 1942, Maj.
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Year Two Day 41 Obama AdministrationMarch 1, 2010 - History

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT received the Presidential Daily Briefing Oval Office10:10AM THE PRESIDENT delivered remarks at The America’s Promise Alliance Education event U. S. Chamber of Commerce Remarks10:45AM THE PRESIDENT received the Economic Daily Briefing11:30AM THE PRESIDENTmet with Senior Advisors3:45PM THE PRESIDENT met with with Secretary LaHood4:30PM THE PRESIDENT met with Secretary Gates
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Komorowski, Tadeusz Bor, 1895-1966

General Tadeusz Bor Komorowski, 1895-1966General Bor was the name used by the Polish underground movement commander who led the tragic Warsaw uprising during August-September 1944. He was born near Lwow in Poland and joined the Polish Republic’s army in 1918 when it was recreated following the end of World War I.
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No. 622 Squadron (RAF): Second World War

No. 622 Squadron (RAF) during the Second World WarAircraft - Locations - Group and Duty - BooksNo.622 Squadron was a heavy bomber squadron that formed part of Bomber Command& 39;s main force from the summer of 1943 until the end of 1945. The squadron was formed from & 39;C& 39; Flight of No.15 Squadron on 10 August 1943, and flew its first operation on the very same night!
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The 1832 Reform Act

Though the 1832 Reform Act is sometimes known as the Great Reform Act, its impact was relatively minor in terms of those who could vote once the act was passed. There had been a great deal of opposition to the 1832 Reform Act, so any changes were bound to be cautious in the extreme. The electorate was extended but this did not compare to the huge impact the 1867 and 1884 Reform Acts had on the British political spectrum.
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