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For those whose favourite colour is grey - The Cedar of Punjab in Shimla!

It is a cottage with a verandah, built on a steep slope and buried deep in shrubbery and trees. Within all is plain, but exquisitely neat.

CEDAR, guest house of the Punjab Government in Shimla, is located at the head of so-called Khyber Pass. #Khyber Pass is a local lingua-adaptation of the original to depict the chill that one experiences while passing through the are even before the onset of #winters . The two beautiful buildings called Cedar and Cedar #Lodge ‘combine the architecture of a #British suburban house and the ornate Indian baroque’. The construction, exquisitely done by chiefly using #cedar wood, is appealing. The open space outside the buildings has been covered, mostly, by hydrangea plants which blossom in summers to spread pink and blue hue around. Beli Ram, the #gardener , does his job well for one could see in the garden white dahlia, a few fuschia and button chrysanthemum even during the nip of early December. The circuit house has 12 sets of rooms and is being run by the #Hospitality Department of the #Punjab Government since 1984.
✒ By Shriniwas Joshi
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📷 #photoofthday @procrastinators_unite_tomorrow - Hauntingly beautiful!
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Debbie Reynolds safeguarding infant Carrie Fisher's slumber (1956)

Crossing the Rhine — Part.5
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Major General James M. Gavin, commander of the US 82nd Airborne Division, someone who had never witnessed a major airborne operation from the ground before, called the sight of the Operation Varsity Airborne armada; “an awesome spectacle.”
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And it was. Planes and gliders for as far as the eye could see. Along with the 1,814 transports and gliders of the American 17th Airborne came another 800 aircraft with another 420 gliders carrying the 8,000 paratroopers of the British 6th Airborne Division, and tagging along about 1,000 escorting fighters. In all, there were about 4,000 aircraft in the air for Operation Varsity; and linked up the armada was some 200 miles long—and apparently took over 30 minutes to pass any one point on the ground!
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An impressive display of air power; and one that has never been repeated, and is not likely to be.
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Великое московское наводнение 1908 года.🔁The Great Moscow flood of 1908. #historypng #time #историяроссии #russianhistory

A Helping Hand pt. VI
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U.S. soldiers carry one of their wounded on a stretcher to a waiting Bell UH-1 Iroquois medical helicopter sometime during the Vietnam War.
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As helicopters became a imperative and impressive part of combat they began to be used in every way available. Troops could now be transported easily into combat zones or transported out directly to medical facilities. Before helicopters were used in combat, such as in World War ll, wounded troops had to be treated in place or transported to medical facilities from the combat zone via ground transportation. In the Vietnam War wounded personnel had the opportunity of getting to medical attention quicker and easier than ever before. Vietnam in particular had many obstacles such as the dense jungles, the mountains, and or the large marshes, making it quite difficult to be transported by ground. Medical helicopters offered life saving capabilities to pick up wounded personnel almost anywhere and immediately take the wounded to treatment. During the Vietnam War nearly 90% of all U.S. military personnel that were wounded that reached medical facilities were transported by helicopter. Nearly 90 aviators operating medical helicopters were killed during the Vietnam War, with an additional 400 wounded. Medical helicopter crews were also 3 times as more likely to be shot down than a regular helicopter crew. The Bell UH-1 was the main medical helicopter in Vietnam, however six other types of helicopters were also used for medical purposes.

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Feeling inspired by the sights in Boston. We have this sweater and you can wear it two ways! ☘️👟🌊🚇
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Продовольственное снабжение в годы Великой Отечественной войны играло чрезвычайно важную роль. Ведь порой, от каши или махорки зависел успех битвы. Неслучайно в войну было издано около ста приказов, которые касались питания военных.

Если окопы находились под практически постоянным обстрелом противника, то горячее питание доставлялось в термосах, чаще всего, один раз и ночью. Чуть дальше от передовой или во время затишья в боях всегда стремились организовать двух- или трехразовое горячее питание. Сытность или, наоборот, скудность реального рациона питания во многом зависела от условий места.. В военное время работа повара была очень уважаемой. Ведь кухня должна была в любых условиях кормить солдат, несмотря на постоянные атаки противника или перебои с поставками продуктов. Однако у поваров никогда не было недостатка в помощниках. Как правило, солдаты стремились находиться поближе к кухне. Наряды на кухню, обычно нежелательные в мирное время, порой становились пределом мечтаний для военнослужащих тыловых частей.

Военно-полевая кухня кормила не только солдат, но и мирных жителей. Для многих, особенно из сожженных деревень, это была единственная возможность получить кусок хлеба.

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Visiting the famous Scottish Jedburgh Abbey. Apparently this place has survived at least 6 times of bombing in the last century.😳 #landmark #Jedburgh #scotland #historical #history #ruins #nature #moment #journey #trip #traveller #travelgram #world #UK #tour #tourist #beautiful

Looks like from American movie # police car # brand # nice car #historical

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