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Images Dated 27th December 2004

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China, Beijing, The Forbidden City, Palace Museum Featured 27 Dec 2004 Print

China, Beijing, The Forbidden City, Palace Museum

December-2004, The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the mid-Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five centuries, it served as the home of the Emperor and his household, and the ceremonial and political centre of Chinese government., Built from 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 surviving buildings with 8, 707 bays of rooms and covers 720, 000 square meters. The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture, and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere. The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world

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Royal Navy losses in both World Wars, 1945 Featured 27 Dec 2004 Print

Royal Navy losses in both World Wars, 1945

Illustration showing the ships lost by the British Royal Navy during the Second World War (main picture) compared with those lost during the First World War (inset bottom right). This illustration shows the 776 British warships lost between the outbreak of war in 1939 and VE-Day in 1945

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Shell-fire hitting a Battleship, Second World War, 1941 Featured 27 Dec 2004 Print

Shell-fire hitting a Battleship, Second World War, 1941

Illustration showing how a steeply plunging shell, dropping almost vertically from very long range, might penetrate a gun turret and explode the cordite magazine. This image was published in 1941 in an article entitled How the battle-cruiser Hood met her end

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