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Pacific: the other front in series (Canal +)

Pacific: the other front in series (Canal +)

Prelude to the broadcast on Canal + of the TV series & 34; Pacific & 34 ;, the encrypted channel is offering a documentary this evening, Pacific: the other front in series, to explore this blockbuster through the eyes of its creators, actors, but also veterans of the Second World War.

Memorial of Saint Helena. Manuscript refound

Memorial of Saint Helena. Manuscript refound

The original document, which enabled las Cases to publish the Memorial of Saint Helena with the success that is known, was gone. An editorial and cultural event. Emmanuel de Las Cases accompanied Napoleon in his exile in 1815, but had to leave him sixteen months later. It was not until 1823 that his Memorial appeared, which became the bible of those nostalgic for the Empire, based on his conversations with the Emperor, real or supposed, because it quickly became clear that this document was sometimes too good to be entirely true.

Ephemeris of June 27

Ephemeris of June 27

1936: At the tribune of the League of Nations (SDN) in Geneva, the Emperor of Ethiopia Hailé Sélassié denounces the invasion of his country. Two months earlier, the fascist Italy of Benito Mussolini invaded Ethiopia and forced its emperor into exile. 1905: The crew of the Russian battleship & 34; Potemkin & 34 ;, in the port of & 39; ; Odessa on the Black Sea, revolts after an officer shoots down a sailor who complained about the rotten meat served on board.

Ephemeris of January 26

Ephemeris of January 26

1950: Three years after the declaration of independence of the Indian Union (August 15, 1947), Prime Minister Jawârharlâl Nehru proclaims the Republic. 1699: The Treaty of Karlowitz enshrines the defeat of Turkey against Austria and the Poland. The Ottoman Empire is forced to recognize Habsburg rule over almost all of Hungary.

Ides of Mars, the assassination of Caesar (March 15, 1944)

Ides of Mars, the assassination of Caesar (March 15, 1944)

The day of the Ides of March 44 BC. J.-C., Julius Caesar, become dictator for life, reigns on the Roman political life. Originally, a young aristocrat from an old but lackluster family, he became a member of the "popular party" in Rome, a movement opposing the old and prestigious aristocracy, embodied by Sylla.

The Gauls and Gold (Archeology files)

The Gauls and Gold (Archeology files)

"There is hardly any deposit of silver on the land of Gaul, but gold in abundance that the inhabitants pick up ..." (Diodorus of Sicily, V, 27, 1, d & 39; ; after Posidonius). The Gauls were associated with gold in ancient times. Although this link is weaker today, Gallic works preserved in museums remind us that Gallic gold was indeed a reality.