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Northern Life Tower

D.B. Morgan founded the Northern Life Insurance Company in Seattle, with assets of $170,232 and a 12-by-12 foot office in the Colman Building. Morgan decided to construct his own building.The plan to construct the building was announced in April 1927, at a cost of $1.5 million. Originally a 24-story building, the Northern Life Tower was increased to 27 stories, thus when it was completed it was one floor higher above sea level than the Smith Tower, which had previously been referred to as & 34;the tallest building west of the Mississippi.
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Princess Palatine (Elisabeth-Charlotte of Bavaria)

Princess Palatine, Elisabeth-Charlotte of Bavaria, a renowned epistolary, can be nicknamed Madame Europe. Thus, thanks to some 60,000 letters written by Elisabeth Charlotte across Europe because she corresponded with England, Sweden, Denmark, the courts of Lorraine, Savoy and Modena, Spain, Sicily, we can retrace his life, made of joy, sorrows, and above all to learn about the customs of the Court of Versailles….
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Siege of Novara, 3-6 June 1513

Siege of Novara, 3-6 June 1513The siege of Novara (3-6 June 1513) was the highpoint of the French invasion of Milan of 1513, and was ended by the arrival of strong Swiss reinforcements who defeated the French in battle outside Novara (6 June 1513).In April Louis XII of France sent 12,000 men under Prince Louis de le Trémoille across the Alps to recapture Milan.
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Diesel Room of USS Guam (CB-2)

Diesel Room of USS Guam (CB-2)Here we see the diesel engine room of USS Guam (CB-2) at some point in 1944-45. These were auxiliary engines, used to provide power for some of the ship& 39;s systems.
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Mackensen class battlecruisers

Mackensen class battlecruisersThe four ships of the Mackensen class were almost the last battlecruisers to be laid down in Germany during the First World War and contained the last such ships to come close to being completed. Only two of them were launched during the war, and neither of them was completed.
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