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Welcome to The Finer Times, an online information resource dedicated to world history. From world wars and spies, to crimes across Australia, we’re committed to providing students and teachers with a reliable way to access historical information. Created in 2008, what started out as an online article resource for history students has grown to become … Read more

Donatello Italian sculptor

DONATELLO (diminutive of Donato) (c. 1386-1466), Italian sculptor, was the son of Niccolo di Betto Bardi, a member of the Florentine Wool Combers’ Guild, and was born in Florence probably in 1386. The date is conjectural, since the scanty contemporary records of Donatello’s life are contradictory, the earliest documentary reference to the master bearing the … Read more

The Battle of Khe Sanh

Songs have been Written About the battle of Khe Sanh, a well known battle and one of the longest battles during the second Vietnamese war (American Vietnam war). Lasting from 21 January 1968 until 9 July 1968. During the Second Vietnam War.  The battle of Khe Sanh took place in a region of North western … Read more

The Battle Of Hamburger Hill

The Battle of Hamburger Hill took place in 1969 from May 10th until May 20th. The battle was fought between the United States Army supported by their Ally the South Vietnamese Army against The People’s Army of North Vietnam. The battle took place on a hill known as Hill 937 on United States Army maps … Read more

The Battle of Ia Drang

The Battle of Ia Drang took place from the 14th of November 1965 until the 18th of November 1965. It was the first major battle between the United States Army and the People’s Army of North Vietnam. Ia Drang is a River that is in the central highlands of South Vietnam, South-west of Pleiku. The … Read more

Villeins in the Middle Ages

Villeins in the middle ages were originally in the same class as feudal serfs. Initially the villein was legally and theoretically, a freeman but this was just in his interaction with his fellow serfs but not with the king. The manor, a Middle Ages village, was made up of various categories of laborers who included … Read more

Fall of Saigon

During December of 1974, the People’s Army of North Vietnam also known as (PAVN) commenced numerous attacks towards South Vietnam. Success was achieved against the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), United states advisors envisaged that South Vietnam could endure at the very least up to 1976. Instructed by General Van Tien Dung, PAVN … Read more

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We are always looking for talented writers to help grow The Finer Times. Our current pay rates are from $6 to $15 per article depending on topic and word count. We offer author profile pages as an additional bonus, your work will be visible to the web community and the possibility of your picking up … Read more