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Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac - George Orwell
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First Steam Locomotive Runs - 1804, Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto - 1848, Battle of Gujarat - 1849, Battle of Verdun Begins - 1916, SS Mendi Sunk off Isle of Wight - 1917
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