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Carlists – Spanish monarchists who fought against the Crown. Part I – Carlist wars.
Historia, Najlepsze

Carlists – Spanish monarchists who fought against the Crown. Part I – Carlist wars.

1872-1876 was the period of civil war in Spain. The liberal government was initially monarchist, then republican, then again monarchist. And who were the rebels? They were led by a relatively young prince, who wanted to become the new king of Spain. The fact that his cousin already held this position didn’t matter, because for this prince and his supporters known as Carlists, he was the only legitimate person to rule over his fatherland. They were very determined to do so, because it was the third time already when Carlists challenged the government in Madrid. Dispute over the Salic law Year 1833 was remembered as the year when king Ferdinand VII Bourbon died. If he had had a son, the late ruler would have probably been remembered just as a king who ruled during the Napoleoni...
The Pilots of the Six-Day War
Historia

The Pilots of the Six-Day War

Almost 60 years ago Egypt had closed the strait of Tiran, essentially backing Israel into a corner. Following these escalations, Israel had to hit back. Operation Focus On the early morning of the 5th of June 1967, at around 07:45am, Israeli fighter pilots carried out Operation Focus, a series of bombing strikes against the Egyptian Air Force. It resulted in the Egyptian Air Force suffering devastating losses, by noon the Egyptian Air Force and its allies Jordan and Syria were almost completely immobilized. Some losses were estimated to be around 18 airfields and up to 450 aircraft. Three waves of attacks Operation Focus was made up of three waves. The first of which carried out attacks on 11 bases, catching the majority of the Egyptian Air Force on the ground. Th...
Journey to the Tatra mountains
Szkoła

Journey to the Tatra mountains

On May the 4th at 8 o’clock in the morning when most of the senior students all over Poland were preparing for their Finale exams, MYP1 from Raszyńska IB started a long journey towards the misty mountains – Tatras. Comfortable buses with air conditioners and smiling drivers took us first to the nearest McDonald's outside Warsaw. We were more than happy to taste the multi ingredients fries and very far from “sugar free” milkshakes. First stop – Tyniec Our first stop, after McDonald’s of course, was in the benedictine abbey in Tyniec. It was a very interesting experience, some people were enjoying the around 1000 years old buildings, while others preferred to relax in a medieval, fortunately not working, hearth. However, the time was calling and most of us were also quite t...