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World War II: Operation Chastise

During the early days of World War II, the Royal Air Force's Bomber Command sought to strike at German dams in the Ruhr. Such an attack would damage water and electrical production, as well as inundate large areas of the region. Conflict & Date Operation Chastise took place on May 17, 1943, and was part of World War II.
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American Civil War: Major General Gideon J. Pillow

Gideon Pillow - Early Life & Career: Born June 8, 1806 in Williamson Country, TN, Gideon Johnson Pillow was the son of Gideon and Ann Pillow. A member of a well off and politically-connected family, Pillow received a classical education in local schools before enrolling at the University of Nashville.
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Scorpion Fish Facts (Scorpaenidae)

The term scorpion fish refers to a group of ray-finned fishes in the family Scorpaenidae. Collectively, they are called rockfish or stonefish because they are bottom dwellers camouflaged to resemble rocks or coral. The family includes 10 subfamilies and at least 388 species. Important genera include the lionfish ( Pterois sp .
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The Private School Waitlist: What to Do Now

Most everyone knows that you have to apply to private school and get accepted, but did you also know that you could get waitlisted? The admission waitlist is usually common knowledge when it comes to college applications, but is often not as well-known when it comes to private school admission processes.
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Vance DE-387 - History

Vance(DE-387: dp. 1,200, 1. 306& 39;0& 34;, b. 36& 39;7& 34;, dr. 8& 39;7& 34; (mean); s. 21 k.; cpl. 186; a. 3 3& 34;, 2 40mm., 8 20mm.,3 21& 34; tt., 2 act., 8 dcp., 1 dcp. (hh.); cl. Edsall)Vance (DE-387) was laid down on 30 April 1943 at Houston, Tex., by the Brown Shipbuilding Co.; launched on 16 July 1943; sponsored by Mrs.
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