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The Battle of Barents Sea

The Battle of Barents Sea took place on December 31st, 1942. Barents Sea, as a battle, is not frequently referred, to but it did lead to Adolf Hitler ordering the scrapping of his entire battle fleet. Captain Robert Sherbrooke, VC By the Spring of 1942, Hitler had convinced himself that the Allies were planning an attack on Nazi-occupied Europe and that this attack would come through Norway.
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Theories in Sociology

Marxism Marxist Concepts Sociological Theories What is the Truth? Feminism Social Action Theory Functionalism Key beliefs of functionalism Exponents of Functionalism Concepts of Functionalism Ethnomethodology Phenomenology
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The Surrender of Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany surrendered on May 7 th 1945 thus bringing World War Two in Europe to an end. On May 6 th General Alfred Jodl arrived at General Dwight Eisenhower's temporary headquarters - a small schoolhouse in Reims, France - to sign the surrender document. Four versions of the surrender document were required: in English, French, Russian and German.
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Henry VIII and Scotland

Scotland remained a source of potential trouble for Henry VIII for the duration of his reign. The fact that Scotland shared a common border with England was enough to make Henry very wary of his northern neighbour - especially as Scotland usually had decent relations with France. Henry did fear that France would use Scotland as a springboard for an invasion.
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Operation Tiger

'Operation Tiger', or 'Exercise Tiger', was part of a series of landing exercises carried out on the beaches of south Devon prior to the D-Day landings in June 1944. However, 'Operation Tiger' is most famous for the disaster that occurred at Slapton Sands that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of men - some at sea and some on the beaches of Slapton Sands.
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Structured Questionnaires

Closed or Structured Questionnaires are a quantitative method of research, which was advocated by Emile Durkheim(1858 - 1917). It is a positivist research method. It includes the low level of involvement of the researcher and high number of respondents (the individuals who answer the questions). A questionnaire is a series of questions asked to individuals to obtain statistically useful information about a given topic.
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