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2014-06-07 12:20:16

Minister Fantino joins Veterans to honour those who served during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy NORMANDY, France, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - It has been an emotional week for Canadian Veterans who returned to Normandy, France, to mark the 70(th) anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Almost 100 Canadian Veterans from the campaign visited former battlefields to pay their respects to fallen comrades, and reflect on their massive accomplishment that helped signal the...

Amateur Historian Cracks WWI Pigeon Code
2012-12-17 14:49:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A World War II message found in a fireplace attached to the remains of a dead carrier pigeon is believed to have been decrypted. A Canadian World War II enthusiast says that he has deciphered the message after realizing that a code book held the key to the encryption. Gord Young, editor for the history group Lakefield Heritage Research, says the 1944 note uses a simple World War I code to give information about German troop positions...

2012-07-17 23:02:11

Normandy Beach Engineer John Chando recently completed the remodel of a 1950's ranch house that included "Smart" technology integration. Normandy Beach, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Normandy Beach, NJ building designer John Chando just finished an eleven month home remodel in Brick, NJ that just may make it the most technologically advanced house on the block. This 1950's ranch house was truly rebuilt from the ground up and the redesign of the house ensured that the owners of the house...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.