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Eileen Farrelly is a freelance writer based in Scotland. She studied philosophy and adult education at The University of Glasgow and worked in teaching and administration before becoming a full time writer. Her main areas of interest are history, education and the arts and always looks for the human interest angle of the story. She also writes poetry and has been published in anthologies and journals in the UK and USA.

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Articles by Elly Farelly:

The Versailles Peace Treaty – When, Where, Who, Why, What?

The treaty of Versailles was one of several peace treaties which signaled the end of the devastating years of World War I. It sealed the end…

These Germans Stationed Near The North Pole Were The Last To Surrender, In September 1945!

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Operation Zitronella took place on 8th September 1943. Though the name might conjure up images of a campaign fought across the hot Mediterranean shores, nothing could be…

Concrete Ships Turned Out To Be A Surprisingly Good Idea

Although the idea might sound ridiculous at first, concrete ships have played an important role in naval warfare. When shortages of timber and steel threatened…

Did You Know? Concrete Ships Were Built During WWI & WWII – Only a Handful Survive….

Although the idea might sound ridiculous at first, concrete ships have played an important role in naval warfare. When shortages of timber and steel threatened…

Mi-24 HIND Russia’s Most Feared Helicopter – 18 Facts And Incredible Pictures!

The Mil Mi-24, which also went under the NATO reporting name HIND, is more than a helicopter. It is one of Russia’s top fighting vehicles…

Operation Husky – The Allied invasion of Sicily

Operation Husky was the unlikely codename for the invasion of Sicily by Allied forces in the summer of 1943. The operation, which got off to…

Operation Magic Carpet – Bringing 8 Million US Soldiers Back Home

Victory in Europe – what happens next? After victory had been declared in Europe and the Second World War had come to an end with…

Vietnam War: Facts, Stats & Myths

The Vietnam War (1 November 1955 – 30 April 1975) was also known as the Second Indochina War. In Vietnam, it was called Kháng chiến…