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2014-04-10 12:20:32

SS St. Louis Legacy Project Partners with Protravel International in Offering Commemorative and Educational Sailing aboard Crystal Serenity, November 5-19 LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 13, 1939, a German ship sailed out of Hamburg for Havana with 937 Jewish refugees aboard. Known as the "Voyage of the Damned" for being denied permission to dock in Cuba and subsequently being turned away from the United States and Canada, the SS St. Louis was ultimately forced to...

Black-white Marriages Have Increased Rapidly Since 1980
2011-09-16 07:02:24

  A new study of interracial marriages in the United States since the 1980s suggests that the racial boundary between blacks and whites continues to break down — but is not yet close to disappearing. Marriages between African Americans and whites increased rapidly between 1980 and 2008, outpacing the rate of unions between whites and other ethnic and racial groups, including Latinos, Asian Americans and American Indians. Still, the total number of marriages between blacks...

2011-01-13 00:00:45

OKW beat companies from all over the world to win the highly respected iF product design award 2009 for its MINITEC hand held enclosures. The iF design award is one of the world's most important prizes in applied design, a much-coveted and recognized hallmark of quality on the international design stage. Bridgeville, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 12, 2011 OKW beat companies from all over the world to win the highly respected iF product design award 2009 for its MINITEC hand held enclosures. The...

2010-08-16 08:00:00

HAVERTOWN, Pa., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Axis Sally: The American Voice of Nazi Germany by Richard Lucas, the first fully-documented biography of the notorious World War II broadcaster, will be published on October 19, 2010. One of the most notorious Americans of the twentieth century was a failed Broadway actress turned radio announcer named Mildred Gillars (1900-1988), better known to American GIs as "Axis Sally." Despite the richness of her life story, there has never been a full-length...

2009-10-22 11:11:00

Monuments Men Foundation Announces that Famous Murillo Paintings Stolen from Rothschild Family in Paris, Later Discovered by the Monuments Men during World War II, have Been Identified at SMU's Meadows Museum DALLAS, Oct. 22, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BREAKING NEWS: Based on new evidence about the systematic looting of art from Jewish owners in the course of hostilities in Europe during World War II, a pair of famous paintings on display at SMU's Meadows Museum created by Spanish...

2009-02-04 12:35:00

"Propaganda is a truly terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." -- Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, 1924 WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nazi Party developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that deftly spread lies about its political opponents, Jews and the need for war. But Nazi propaganda was much more complex than that. For the Nazis to achieve power and pursue their racial policies and expansionist war efforts, a much more nuanced picture had to be painted -- one that...

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2007-10-15 21:00:03

By RON HARRIS SAN FRANCISCO - Days after the end of World War II, an American soldier entering the wreckage of Adolf Hitler's mountain stronghold found that fierce Allied bombing had left the "Eagle's Nest" in ruins. Hitler was dead, and other soldiers had already looted the inside of his private residence, even stripping the leather from furniture. Nearly everything of value was gone - except for the Fuhrer's globe. "Literally, the place is all bombed out and here this globe is sitting...

2006-08-28 10:58:53

BERLIN (Reuters) - The Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Monday that it welcomed Nobel prize winning novelist Guenter Grass's decision to waive restrictions on his Nazi archives so the center could investigate his time in Hitler's Waffen-SS. Last week the center appealed to Grass to waive Germany's strict data protection laws aimed at protecting privacy. However, the center cautioned that documents alone would not be enough and that Grass's own testimony would be necessary. "While...

2006-08-16 17:48:30

BERLIN (Reuters) - German bookshops have started selling the autobiography of author Guenter Grass two weeks earlier than planned in response to a boom in demand after the Nobel laureate said he had served in Adolf Hitler's Waffen SS. "There is very great interest in the book," said a spokeswoman for bookshop Dussmann in Berlin. She said Grass's confession, which has shocked his admirers in Germany and abroad, had sparked intense interest in the book, "Peeling Onions," which had been...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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