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Peninsula Clarion
Tracing roots: Genealogy event held at Soldotna churchIn the mid-1800s, Albertine Joan Garner’s great-great-grandfather deserted from
Tracing roots: Genealogy event held at Soldotna church
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 2 days ago
In the mid-1800s, Albertine Joan Garner’s great-great-grandfather deserted from the French military, married a can-can dancer — Garner’s great-grandmother — and sailed to a new life in Canada. While talking to Garner at a genealogy workshop held... Read more
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The Irish Times
1916/2016 Dairy: Daily notebook leading to Rising centenary“THE IRISH [SINN FEIN] VOLUNTEERS were active on Saturday night in Dublin,” The
1916/2016 Dairy: Daily notebook leading to Rising centenary
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
“THE IRISH [SINN FEIN] VOLUNTEERS were active on Saturday night in Dublin,” The Irish Times reports. “About 11 o’clock a large number of them, uniformed and carrying rifles with bayonets, gathered in Blackhall Place, where there is a volunteer... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Tracing roots: Genealogy event held at Soldtna churchIn the mid-1800s, Albertine Joan Garner’s great-great-grandfather deserted from
Tracing roots: Genealogy event held at Soldtna church
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 days ago
In the mid-1800s, Albertine Joan Garner’s great-great-grandfather deserted from the French military, married a can-can dancer — Garner’s great-grandmother — and sailed to a new life in Canada. While talking to Garner at a genealogy workshop held... Read more
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J Weekly
New York Times in Iran; Jewish in the German Army; starring Bernie Sanders as the rabbi (VIDEO) by david a.m. wilensky Here’s what we’re reading: Bernie Sanders played a rab
New York Times in Iran; Jewish in the German Army; starring Bernie Sanders as the rabbi (VIDEO)
J Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
by david a.m. wilensky Here’s what we’re reading: Bernie Sanders played a rabbi in a '90s comedy; the life of a Jewish soldier in the contermporary... Read more
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Mashable
The birth of the modern flamethrower, a psychological weapon of WWIThough projected incendiary weapons such as Greek fire were used in naval engag
The birth of the modern flamethrower, a psychological weapon of WWI
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
Though projected incendiary weapons such as Greek fire were used in naval engagements by ancient Byzantines and Chinese, the modern flamethrower made its debut in 1901, when Richard Fiedler submitted his "Flammenwerfer" design to the German... Read more
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Calgary Sun
U.S. historian looks at wartime plot as possible cause of 1916 Parliament fireOTTAWA -- An American historian thinks it's possible that German agents touched
U.S. historian looks at wartime plot as possible cause of 1916 Parliament fire
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
OTTAWA -- An American historian thinks it's possible that German agents touched off the fire which destroyed the Centre Block of Parliament in 1916, in the middle of the First World War. Heribert von Feilitzsch has spent countless hours piecing... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tuesday afternoon briefing: Cameron's EU offer, groceries for 25p and it's Groundhog Day - againZika outbreak is now a global emergency, according to the World Health Organisa
Tuesday afternoon briefing: Cameron's EU offer, groceries for 25p and it's Groundhog Day - again
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Zika outbreak is now a global emergency, according to the World Health Organisation. The UN health body said that a surge in cases of microcephaly - a devastating condition in which a baby is born with an abnormally small head and brain - was likely... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tuesday morning briefing: EU referendum, Trump defeated in Iowa, and Olympics warning over ZikaDonald Trump has been defeated by Ted Cruz in the Iowa caucuses as the Republic
Tuesday morning briefing: EU referendum, Trump defeated in Iowa, and Olympics warning over Zika
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Donald Trump has been defeated by Ted Cruz in the Iowa caucuses as the Republicans kicked off the process to choose a nominee for the presidential race. Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, was battling Bernie Sanders in the Democratic contest. Brazil has... Read more
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BBC News
Woman who hid Jewish friend nominated for Israeli honour - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Woman who hid Jewish friend nominated for Israeli honour
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Woman who hid Jewish friend nominated for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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The Courier
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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The Young Witness
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
The Young Witness / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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Western Advocate
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
Western Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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Manning River Times
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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The North West Star
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the northTo stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder
Stately Saint Petersburg the Vienna of the north
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former Soviet Union. To stand in the cell where Leon Trotsky was incarcerated is a powerful reminder of the troubled history of the former... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldiers Killed in Attack, Explosion in Northern MaliFour Malian soldiers have died in a landmine explosion and a gun attack in Mali
Soldiers Killed in Attack, Explosion in Northern Mali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Four Malian soldiers have died in a landmine explosion and a gun attack in Mali's north. The region fell into the hands of militias linked to al-Qaeda in 2012. "A Malian soldier was shot dead in an ambush Thursday morning on the outskirts of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Classic Russian assault weapon AK-47 to be manufactured in FloridaAK-47s will be made in Florida - decades after the gun was first manufactured t
Classic Russian assault weapon AK-47 to be manufactured in Florida
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
AK-47s will be made in Florida - decades after the gun was first manufactured to bring down the West Kalashnikov USA is opening a manufacturing plant in Pompano Beach Import of AK-47s was curbed in 2014 as U.S. imposed sanctions on... Read more
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Express and Star
'We thought we had entered hell': Auschwitz survivor shares harrowing story with Walsall pupils « Express & StarTwelve-year-old Mindu Hornick was greeted at Auschwitz by corpses, starving pri
'We thought we had entered hell': Auschwitz survivor shares harrowing story with Walsall pupils « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 13 days ago
Twelve-year-old Mindu Hornick was greeted at Auschwitz by corpses, starving prisoners and the smell of the burning bodies. Leaving her happy childhood behind, Mindu, along with her mother and sister and two brothers, was rounded up and taken to the... Read more
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Gamasutra
Insurgency "Day of Infamy" WWII Mod Now Available on Live Steam BranchInsurgency "Day of Infamy" WWII Mod Now Available on Live Steam Branch With th
Insurgency "Day of Infamy" WWII Mod Now Available on Live Steam Branch
Gamasutra / Posted 13 days ago
Insurgency "Day of Infamy" WWII Mod Now Available on Live Steam Branch With the release of the Insurgency update today, we are pleased to announce that our community mod project, Day of Infamy, is compatible with the default version of the game and... Read more
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iol.co.za
History on wheels at Classic Car ShowBy Dave Abrahams Cape Town – In many ways the IPA Classic Car and Motorcycle S
History on wheels at Classic Car Show
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
By Dave Abrahams Cape Town – In many ways the IPA Classic Car and Motorcycle Show, held on the third weekend of each year at Timour Hall Villa in Plumstead, is a social history platform. Letting a car-struck 12-year-old peer into the cabin of a car... Read more
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Spalding Today
France’s top military honour for Spalding hero TomRecognition for the ultimate responsibility of fighting for king and country ha
France’s top military honour for Spalding hero Tom
Spalding Today / Posted 16 days ago
Recognition for the ultimate responsibility of fighting for king and country has finally come for Spalding D-Day veteran Tom Fowler (96). The former milkman who served with the 4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment during World War II was presented... Read more
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The Atlantic
Germany: Where Leadership Is On TrialGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is currently poised to answer one of the most i
Germany: Where Leadership Is On Trial
The Atlantic / Posted 16 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is currently poised to answer one of the most intriguing open questions in modern political science: Can politicians actually “lead” without being punished for it? Moments Hollywood loves—where chief executives take... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Yours Faithfully: Holocaust Memorial Day is a call to stand up against all injusticeIt’s Holocaust Memorial Day this coming Wednesday, the day set aside to preserv
Yours Faithfully: Holocaust Memorial Day is a call to stand up against all injustice
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
It’s Holocaust Memorial Day this coming Wednesday, the day set aside to preserve the memory of those who were murdered in the Holocaust – the six million Jews and five million others: gypsies, the disabled, homosexuals and political opponents. And... Read more
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The Hindu
Freedom of expression to be the talking point at BIFFesKnowingly or unknowingly, it is the theme of the documentary section entries W
Freedom of expression to be the talking point at BIFFes
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Knowingly or unknowingly, it is the theme of the documentary section entries Will freedom of expression, a hotly debated issue now, be a focal point of 8{+t}{+h}Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFes), which begins on Thursday? Considering... Read more
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Gulf News
US forces setting up airbase in northeast Syria: sourcesObama authorised the deployment of up to 50 special operations troops to Syria
US forces setting up airbase in northeast Syria: sources
Gulf News / Posted 18 days ago
Obama authorised the deployment of up to 50 special operations troops to Syria (FILES) This file photo taken on December 10, 2015 shows a Tornado aircraft taking off from the German army Bundeswehr airbase in Jagel, northern Germany. German Tornado... Read more
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The Irish Times
I Saw Her That Night review: War and peace and impossible love Friendship and betrayal, hope and guilt and the torment of remembering are Dr
I Saw Her That Night review: War and peace and impossible love
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
Friendship and betrayal, hope and guilt and the torment of remembering are Drago Jancar’s themes in this kaleidoscopic, communal war novel, writes Eileen Battersby A man lies awake,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
US seeks Nato role in air campaign against ISISBrussels - The United States has asked Nato to assist in the international air
US seeks Nato role in air campaign against ISIS
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
Brussels - The United States has asked Nato to assist in the international air campaign against the Islamic State extremist group by providing surveillance planes for the operation, sources told dpa on Thursday. Nato has so far refused to be drawn... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Robert Mears, BBC engineerTelevision at that time was poorly equipped. There were two transmitters and tw
Robert Mears, BBC engineer
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Television at that time was poorly equipped. There were two transmitters and two studios, one of which had no cameras or control room. So a static “interval board” was transmitted while cameras from the other studio were trundled along the corridor.... Read more
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Daily Mail
German jets can't fly at night because cockpit lights blind pilotsEmbarrassment for Germany as it emerges the Tornado jets it sent to Syria for s
German jets can't fly at night because cockpit lights blind pilots
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Embarrassment for Germany as it emerges the Tornado jets it sent to Syria for spying missions can't fly at night... because the lights in the cockpit are too bright But night flights are impossible because pilots are blinded by cockpit... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Retrofitted: Skis from East Germany at Jimbo’s ski shopThe first time I met Jimbo Deines had nothing to do with the old, hand-painted
Retrofitted: Skis from East Germany at Jimbo’s ski shop
Summit Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
The first time I met Jimbo Deines had nothing to do with the old, hand-painted pair of vintage wooden skis hanging on the wall at his shop of 35 years, Precision Ski and Golf in Frisco. No, I was just picking up my snowboard after putting a nasty... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Alton L. ‘Mose’ Johnson, 95Born Feb. 1, 1920, in West Columbia, West Virginia he was one of 12 children bo
Alton L. ‘Mose’ Johnson, 95
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 25 days ago
Born Feb. 1, 1920, in West Columbia, West Virginia he was one of 12 children born to the late George Phillip and Maggie Mae (Edwards) Johnson. In addition to his parents, Mose was preceded in death by his daughter, Judy Johnson Lewis; a very special... Read more
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Daily Mirror
There's a German sniper hiding in these pictures - can you spot him?Snipers pride themselves on their ability to skillfully blend into their backgr
There's a German sniper hiding in these pictures - can you spot him?
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
Snipers pride themselves on their ability to skillfully blend into their background - and these pictures are perfect examples of their camouflage expertise. In each of these intriguing images, there is a sniper hidden in the landscape, whether he's... Read more
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express
Can YOU spot the camouflaged SNIPER hiding in these incredible photos? You may think your vision is sharp but can you spot the gun pointed towards y
Can YOU spot the camouflaged SNIPER hiding in these incredible photos?
express / Posted 27 days ago
You may think your vision is sharp but can you spot the gun pointed towards you in these pictures? Can you spot the gun pointed towards you? Do you think you could spot if a... Read more
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The Irish Times
1916-2016: Events of the day 100 years ago in lead up to RisingA daily notebook, Monday to Friday, recalling the events of the day 100 years a
1916-2016: Events of the day 100 years ago in lead up to Rising
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
A daily notebook, Monday to Friday, recalling the events of the day 100 years ago leading to the Easter Rising, and a noticeboard for commemorations this springJANUARY 12TH, 1916 A public meeting in Cork city protests against the actions of some... Read more
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Task & Purpose
Do you See The Sniper In This Photo? He Sees You.Do you see him? In the bottom third of the frame. No? Because he sees you. Loo
Do you See The Sniper In This Photo? He Sees You.
Task & Purpose / Posted 30 days ago
Do you see him? In the bottom third of the frame. No? Because he sees you. Look closely at the two boulders on the bottom right with the twig sticking out from the top one. That’s the muzzle of a sniper rifle pointed directly at the camera, and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 10 best history and battlefield tours for 2016At the end of the 19th century, Paris was arguably the most beautiful and excit
The 10 best history and battlefield tours for 2016
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
At the end of the 19th century, Paris was arguably the most beautiful and exciting city on earth. ACE Cultural Tours has a new four-day itinerary which celebrates this golden age. It is guided by Patrick Bade, an art historian and lecturer at... Read more
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Business Insider
See if you can find the camouflaged German sniper pointing a gun directly at youMenner arranged two separate shoots, one in a "boring" forest in northern Germa
See if you can find the camouflaged German sniper pointing a gun directly at you
Business Insider / Posted a month ago
Menner arranged two separate shoots, one in a "boring" forest in northern Germany with soldiers who were young and inexperienced. The second shoot, in the German Alps, was done with a group of elite soldiers. "I found it quite interesting to work... Read more
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Ipswich Star
War history: 1916 - Britian was short of men in the factories and on the frontline A First World War poster urging Britain's men to unite for their country Jan
War history: 1916 - Britian was short of men in the factories and on the frontline
Ipswich Star / Posted a month ago
A First World War poster urging Britain's men to unite for their country January, 1916, and the UK finds itself facing the realities of conscription. Mike Peters,... Read more
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TribLIVE
At 86, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ author Eric Carle still earning praiseWhat caterpillar? Eric Carle's new picture book “The Nonsense Show” — a fresh a
At 86, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ author Eric Carle still earning praise
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
What caterpillar? Eric Carle's new picture book “The Nonsense Show” — a fresh and hilarious parade of flying fish, cat-taming mice and circus animals freed from all those silly rules — has gotten starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist and School... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Missionary Abducted for Second Time in TimbuktuA Swiss citizen known for professing her Christian faith in Mali has been kidna
Missionary Abducted for Second Time in Timbuktu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
A Swiss citizen known for professing her Christian faith in Mali has been kidnapped for the second time in four years. The Swiss Foreign Ministry said it had warned her of staying in the West African country. Armed men on Friday abducted Swiss... Read more
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The Irish Times
Tomi Reichental: ‘We, as a human race, have to find ways to reconcile’In the hall of Tomi Reichental’s Dublin home stands an old coat dresser, with a
Tomi Reichental: ‘We, as a human race, have to find ways to reconcile’
The Irish Times / Posted 1 months ago
In the hall of Tomi Reichental’s Dublin home stands an old coat dresser, with a mirror, coat hooks and a little drawer for brushes, all painted with pretty flowers on a deep-turquoise background. An interior decorator might describe it as distressed,... Read more

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