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The Scottish Highlander: In Anecdote and Story By Keith Farrell, Roderick MacLennan
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The Scottish Highlander is a famous stereotype, with certain mannerisms and peculiarities, and with both vices and virtues. This book, originally published in 1905, collects a wide variety of... More > anecdotes about the Highlander, drawn from literature and local folk memories, and it shows many facets of the Highland caricature. Some of the anecdotes feel very familiar in terms of the stereotype and the point of view on life, and can be recognised even in modern Scottish society. Other stories show facets of the modern character that are perhaps less prevalent in Scotland today, but that are still interesting from the historical perspective. Linguists may find the representation of spoken language to be worthy of study, as the Gael does not always speak in perfect English, but struggles with translating thoughts from Gaelic. Representations of regional accents make the spoken text a little more challenging to follow, but again serve to make the collection of anecdotes all the more rich and fascinating.< Less
George Family History - Volume I By Marvin A. Grant Jr.
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Col. John George (1603-1679) of Isle of Wight County, Virginia and his descendants of VA, TN, NC and other states. Volume One contains the Family History. Volume Two contains transcripts of Source... More > documents, letters, etc.< Less
The Compiled Writings Collection By Christopher Tarris
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This book is for the future of humanity. Read into it as you will. Asked what my book is about: Life, the Universe, and Everything, and where you fit in it.
6 Mi-Guk Mariners By Daniel Massara
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Kartoons by Kelso By Curtis J. Phillips
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At the outbreak of the Second World War two brothers, Henry and John Robert Kelso, enlisted with the Winnipeg Grenadiers. John was also a gifted cartoonist and with sponsorship from T. Eaton Company... More > was to have attended a prestigious art school in Chicago following the war. A few months into training the brothers along with the Winnipeg Grenadiers were posted to garrison duty in Bermuda and Jamaica. It is there, while stationed in the Caribbean, that John sketched 40 cartoons of military life that you know see on these pages November 1941 the Grenadiers were sent to defend the British colony of Hong Kong against the Imperial Japanese Army. On the morning of December 7, 1941 the Japanese invaded Hong Kong and during the next few days the Winnipeg Grenadiers along with other Canadian and allied force battalions, which were ill-prepared for battle, met their demise. The Kelso brothers serving with the West Brigade were thrust into battle December 18, 1941 and were killed the next day.< Less
Angela Merkel Stasi ? By karsten Friedrich
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Wer ist und was war Angela Merkel wirklich Hier wollen wir mal das aufdecken, was diese Person in der Vergangenheit wirklich war und was sie in Wahrheit für einen Werdegang hatte.
Adolf Hitler By karsten Friedrich
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Adolf Hitler 20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer ("leader")... More > of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.< Less
Guido Westerwelle By karsten Friedrich
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Guido Westerwelle 27 December 1961 – 18 March 2016) was a German politician who served as Foreign Minister in the second cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel and as Vice Chancellor of Germany... More > from 2009 to 2011, being the first< Less
Hans Dietrich Genscher My Life By karsten Friedrich
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Genscher was born on 21 March 1927 in Reideburg (Province of Saxony), now a part of Halle, in what later became East Germany. He was the son of Hilda Kreime and Kurt Genscher.His father, a lawyer,... More > died when Genscher was nine years old. In 1943, he was drafted to serve as a member of the Air Force Support Personnel (Luftwaffenhelfer) at the age of 16. At age 17, close to the end of the war, he and his fellow soldiers became members of the Nazi Party due to a collective application (Sammelantrag) by his Wehrmacht unit. He later said he was unaware of it at the time. George H. W. Bush and Hans-Dietrich Genscher (21 November 1989) Late in the war, Genscher was deployed as a soldier in General Walther Wenck's 12th Army, which ostensibly was directed to relieve the siege of Berlin. After the German surrender he was an American and British prisoner of war, but was released after two months. Following World War II, he studied law and economics at the universities of Halle< Less
America By karsten Friedrich
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Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "Global surveillance disclosures" redirects here. For disclosures published before those of Edward... More > Snowden, see Global surveillance disclosures (1970–2013). Part of a series on Global surveillance Stylized eye.svg Disclosures< Less