Paul G. Allen’s legacy: Uncovering history from the deep ocean ⚓🌊

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Paul G. Allen’s legacy: Uncovering history from the deep ocean
Paul G. Allen’s legacy: Uncovering history from the deep ocean
https://legionmagazine.com/en/2019/11/paul-g-allens-legacy-uncovering-history-from-the-deep-ocean/

Paul G. Allen’s legacy:
Uncovering history from the deep ocean

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen (1953-2018) will be remembered for many things, his contribution to the personal computer revolution among them, but his role in uncovering historic shipwrecks and resurrecting their stories is captivating to many who have followed ocean exploration and naval history through the ages. Allen died a year ago from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was just 65, but he lived a big life.

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Campfire Mugs - Set of two
Military Milestones
George Pearkes and the Battle of Passchendaele

George Pearkes and the Battle of Passchendaele

Story by Sharon Adams

In 1917, the British wanted to destroy U-boat bases on the Belgian coast before the Germans could mount a blockade that would cripple Allied efforts. Capturing the ridge at Passchendaele, the highest point in the area, would give them an advantage. The Canadian Corps, which had fought in a dozen battles after its success capturing Vimy Ridge in April, was ordered in October 1917 to help capture the ridge at Passchendaele.

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Poppy Mailing Labels
This week in history
This week in history

November 6, 1914

Record cold and rain plague 1st Canadian Division as it trains on England’s Salisbury Plain.

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