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by Ramtanu Maitra British Colonials Starved to Death 60 million-plus Indians, But, Why? The chronic want of food and water, the lack of sanitation and medical help, the neglect of means of communication, the poverty of educational provision, the all-pervading spirit of depression that I have myself seen to prevail in our villages after over a hundred years of British rule make me despair of its beneficence. — Rabindranath Tagore If the history of British rule in India were to be condensed…

British Colonials Starved to Death 60 million-plus Indians, But, Why? by Ramtanu Maitra July 2015 EIR The chronic want of food and water, the lack of sanitation and medical help, the neglect of …

In 1962, Canada became the third country after the Soviet Union and the United States to put a satellite in orbit.  Alouette 1’s mission was to conduct scientific tests in the ionosphere, the atmospheric layer used to reflect radio waves for long-distance communications. Intended to operate for one year, the satellite endured for 10, transmitting millions of ionospheric readings to scientists. Defence scientists were part of the Alouette satellite program, as part of the Defence…

In 1962, Canada became the third country after the Soviet Union and the United States to put a satellite in orbit. Alouette 1’s mission was to conduct scientific tests in the ionosphere, the atmospheric layer used to reflect radio waves for long-distance communications. Intended to operate for one year, the satellite endured for 10, transmitting millions of ionospheric readings to scientists. Defence scientists were part of the Alouette satellite program, as part of the Defence…

Lost for nearly a century and a half, a grainy black and white portrait of John Quincy Adams has reemerged—and it’s now considered the oldest surviving original photograph of a US president in existence.

Lost for Over a Century, This Is Now the Oldest Known Original Photo of a US President

Lost for nearly a century and a half, a grainy black and white portrait of John Quincy Adams has reemerged—and it’s now considered the oldest surviving original photograph of a US president in existence.

Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states (known as Commonwealth realms) a& their territories & dependencies, as well as head of 54-member Commonwealth of Nations. She is Supreme Governor of Church of England &, in some of her realms, carries the title of Defender of the Faith as part of her full title. She began to undertake public duties during World War II, in which she served in Auxiliary Territorial Service.

Queen Elizabeth Auxilliary Territorial Service-trained as a driver and drove a military truck.

Canadian Armed Forces members visit a Congolese village in the 1960’s as part of a humanitarian mission.

Canadian Armed Forces members visit a Congolese village in the as part of a humanitarian mission.

Red Skelton-Army-WW2-1944-Entertainment Corps-he performed as many as 10 to 12 shows per day. The pressure of his workload caused him to suffer a nervous breakdown. (Actor/Comedian)

Red Corps-he performed as many as 10 to 12 shows per day. The pressure of his workload caused him to suffer a nervous breakdown.

Mel Torme-Army-1944-45-WW2-later when he was found to have cuts on his feet due to flat feet, he was discharged. (Entertainer)

Mel when he was found to have cuts on his feet due to flat feet, he was discharged.

Chefs at work in a kitchen in Petawawa in the 1940’s

Chefs at work in a kitchen in Petawawa in the

Musician/Actor Captain Dean Paul Martin US Air Force (Served 1980-1987) Short Bio: Dean Paul Martin "was born to performer Dean Martin and his second wife, Jeanne Biegger. Dean Paul was the fifth child of Dean Martin's seven children. As a youth Martin was encouraged toward a singing career. At age thirteen he joined Desi Arnaz Jr. and Billy Hinsche in the pop group Dino, Desi, & Billy, which had a few minor nationwide hits between 1965 and 1968, landing in the Top 30 twice.

Dean Paul Martin-California Air National Guard in achieved the rank of Captain. His Fighter jet crashed in the mountains during a snowstorm in 1987 and he was killed. Son of singer/actor, Dean Martin.

Canadian Armed Forces members deployed on Operation IMPACT are commemorating Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo by naming two of their locations after the members.

Canadian Armed Forces members deployed on Operation IMPACT are commemorating Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo by naming two of their locations after the members.

Henry Ford II-Navy-WW2-served 2 years-Lieutenant-requested sea duty but his Father's death required that he leave the Navy to assume control of Ford Motor Co. The Secretary of the Navy requested he leave (FORD MOTOR CO/Industrialist)

Henry Ford 2 years-Lieutenant-requested sea duty but his Father's death required that he leave the Navy to assume control of Ford Motor Co. The Secretary of the Navy requested he leave (FORD MOTOR CO/Industrialist)

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