Which president served in both world wars?

Which president served in both world wars?

Dwight Eisenhower later served as US Army Chief of Staff and was elected President of the United States in 1952. Lt. Gen. James Gavin was a noted American airborne commander during World War II.

How long is the okapi tongue?

Okapi slightly resembles to zebra because of the stripes, but it shares much more similarities with giraffe. It has long skull, large black eyes and very long, purplish tongue, just like giraffe. Okapi’s tongue is 18 inches long and it can reach both its eyes and ears.

Where is the biggest tree in the world?

The General Sherman is a giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) tree located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in Tulare County, in the U.S. state of California. By volume, it is the largest known living single stem tree on earth.

Who was the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest?

Junko Tabei may appear slight, almost fragile looking, but the Japanese mountaineer has a steely determination that helped her to become the first woman to reach Everest’s apex. In 1975, Tabei was chosen as one of 15 in the first all-female team to take on the mountain.

What was the first capital of the United States?

New York City was the first capital of the United States once the Constitution was ratified. George Washington took the oath of office to become the first President of the United States from the balcony of the old City Hall.

What does the bb in bb gun stand for?

The “BB” in bb gun does not stand for ‘ball-bearing’. ‘BB’ began as the size of a shot (intended for use within a shotgun shell) which fell midway between ‘b’ and ‘bbb’ types. An inventor eventually began using ‘bb’ as a single projectile, hence the name.

How fast does the human heart beat per minute?

For adults 18 and older, a normal resting heart rate is between 60 and 100 beats per minute (bpm), depending on the person’s physical condition. For children ages 6 to 15, the normal resting heart rate is between 70 and 100 bpm. Athletes and those in excellent physical condition can have resting heat rate of 40 bpm.

Do penguins have tongues?

Penguins have very specialised tongues that are rarely seen since they don’t extend out of the beak. Penguins tongues are covered with lots of little spiky spines that all point backward into the throat so that when a penguin catches a fish it is gripped by the spines and cannot escape.