History for sale – level 2

29-07-2022 07:00

Special historic items are on sale from 500 years of important moments in different activities and interests. The items are achievements from many topics and events such as books, music, science, general history, and important historic events.

Some items are a letter from US President Frank D. Roosevelt to the airplane pilot Amelia Earhart, a US flag from the spaceship Apollo 11, unfinished music from Beethoven and Mozart, a page from the Gutenberg Bible, and records from the Enola Gay military airplane. The records explain the event when the Enola Gay dropped the first atomic bomb at Hiroshima, Japan in World War II. The price of the records is $400,000.

Difficult words: Gutenberg Bible (the first book that people make with a machine), Enola Gay (the military airplane that dropped a very strong bomb on Japan and the bomb changed how people do war), atomic bomb (a bomb that is so strong that it kills many people and destroys many places at one time).

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