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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...

2009-09-22 08:15:00

Highlights: Intercepts include: 345.1 PPM (.035%) U3O8 over 22.03 meters and 120.3 PPM (0.012%) U3O8 over 74.15 meters TSX-V: URC VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Uracan Resources Ltd. (the "Company") is pleased to report on assay results from 9 of the 15 drill holes completed during its Summer 2009 diamond drill program at its 100% owned North Shore Project in Quebec. These assay results confirm the successful expansion of the Double S Zone along strike in...

2006-09-04 11:43:37

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nobel prize winning German novelist Guenter Grass said on Monday he was still on his feet despite weeks of sharp criticism for his half century of silence about his time in Hitler's Waffen-SS. "A lot has been said over the last three weeks. But I'm still standing on my two feet," Grass said at the launch of his new autobiographical book "Peeling the Onion." Grass, one of Germany's best-known writers and viewed by many in the country as a moral authority, has called...

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...

2006-08-22 08:40:41

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - The Simon Wiesenthal Center urged Nobel prize winning novelist Guenter Grass on Tuesday to come clean about his time in Hitler's Waffen-SS by waiving German data protection laws to enable the center to investigate him. Grass, one of Germany's best-known writers and viewed by many in the country as a moral authority, has for half a century called on Germans to be open about their past. But last week the 78-year-old shocked admirers at home and...

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...

2006-08-14 08:36:26

By Malgorzata Rakowiec GDANSK, Poland (Reuters) - Poland's ruling party called on German author Guenter Grass on Monday to give up his honorary citizenship of the port city Gdansk after his belated confession that he was once a member of Hitler's Waffen SS. The admission from the 78-year-old, famous for his 1957 novel "The Tin Drum," came in a newspaper interview on Saturday before the release in September of his autobiography "Peeling Onions" in which he explains why he joined at...

2006-08-13 12:43:34

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Nobel prize-winning author Guenter Grass has come under attack from writers, literary critics, historians and politicians for his belated confession he was once a member of Hitler's Waffen SS. The shock admission from the 78-year-old, famous for his 1957 novel "The Tin Drum," came in a newspaper interview on Saturday before the release in September of his autobiography "Peeling Onions" in which he explains why he joined at age 17....

2006-08-13 07:20:40

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Nobel prize-winning author Gnter Grass has come under attack from writers, literary critics, historians and politicians for his belated confession he was once a member of Hitler's Waffen SS. The shock admission from the 78-year-old, famous for his 1957 novel "The Tin Drum," came in a newspaper interview on Saturday before the release in September of his autobiography "Peeling Onions" in which he explains why he joined at age 17....


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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