The Battle of Stalingrad was a battle between Germany and its Allies and the Soviet Union for the Soviet city of Stalingrad (today known as Volgograd) that took place between August 21, 1942 and February 2, 1943, as part of World War II. It was the turning point of World War II in the European Theater and was arguably the bloodiest battle in human history, with combined casualties estimated above 1.
Outlying islands The outlying islands are accessible only by boat. Among others, they include: Sunset Key Wisteria Island the Marquesas Keys the Dry Tortugas Transportation One of the longest bridges when it was built, the Seven Mile Bridge connects Knight's Key (part of the city of Marathon in the Middle Keys) to Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys.
Shinto (Kanji: 神道 Shintō ) (sometimes called Shintoism ) is a native religion of Japan and was once its state religion. It involves the worship of kami , which can be translated to mean "sacred spirits which take the form of things and concepts important to life, such as wind, rain, mountains, trees, rivers and fertility.
Jascha Heifetz (February 2, 1901 - December 10, 1987) was a Jewish-Lithuanian violin virtuoso often hailed as the greatest violinist of the twentieth century. A child prodigy, Heifetz made strong impressions on audiences and fellow musicians in Europe before making his debut at Carnegie Hall in 1917.
Adenine is one of the two purine nucleobases used in forming nucleotides of the nucleic acids DNA and RNA. "Nucleobases" are the parts of RNA and DNA that are involved in pairing up, while "nucleotides" are chemical compounds that consist of a heterocyclic base, a sugar, and one or more phosphate groups.
John Adams (October 30, 1735-July 4, 1826) was a revolutionary patriot, Massachusetts delegate to the First and Second Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, minister to France who helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War, first U.S. foreign minister to Great Britain, and first vice president and second president of the United States.