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Lesser Known...happens

This week is full of interesting days first off is the beginning of Floralia, an ancient Roman festival in honor of Flora (goddess of flowers, youth, and spring) it was a spring festival and lasted five days with ample nudity. 401 more words


TFH: August I, 1940 (August 1 to August 15, 1940): Germany

A couple of items that have been discovered since the last post, and one I forgot.

British Mobility Limits

The British ground units, once placed, have only a limited movement ability. 1,691 more words


Architect shares research and insight into architecture of Auschwitz

Dylan HavilandGeneral Assignment Reporter 

In the early years of WW II, Adolf Hitler was given a birthday gift by architect Albert Speer. Speer’s gift was a model of the new Berlin city that Hitler’s regime would soon forge in a new world order.  564 more words


1943 Ration-Point Diet: Week Three Menus

Monday, Apr. 26, 1943

This week’s menus offer balanced nutritious meals with plenty of variety. For Tuesday’s dinner, for example, enjoy egg and parsley timbales with mushroom sauce accompanied by cooked carrots, a green salad, and rhubarb betty with vanilla sauce for dessert. 160 more words

World War II

Haunting pictures of the decaying WWII 'pillbox' bunkers that remind Europe of its dark past

This is from Business Insider. 

A little piece of history.

As conflict in World War II ramped up, both the Nazi and Allied forces raced to fortify their shores against invading troops. 582 more words

Short Bursts Vol. 3: Sub-Hunter Stories

Author’s Note: Has it really been almost two months since my last post? I am on a writing project right now, which has me focused on gathering research, digesting same, and then trying to put it all down in a coherent fashion for my readers. 1,138 more words

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