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Saint Maximilian Kolbe and the Immaculata

“The more we belong to the Immaculata, the more perfectly we will understand and love the Heart of Jesus, God the Father and the whole Holy Trinity.” 32 more words

Blessed Virgin Mary

To My Understanding: The Balfour Declaration

In my attempt to understand the Israeli-Palestinian situation, I decided to dig deep and go way back. I’m pretty terrible at finding good, credible sources, so I approached my Facebook friends and asked if they could share some of their unbiased sources that they use to argue the Palestinian side of the land ownership debate. 889 more words


Sir William Edward Goschen, 1st Baronet

Sir William Edward Goschen entered the Diplomatic Service in 1869. He was the British Ambassador in Berlin in 1914. In Goschen’s last conversation with the German Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg before asking for his passports, on 4 August 1914, Bethmann famously expressed his astonishment that England would go to war for “a scrap of paper” (the 1839 treaty guaranteeing Belgium’s neutrality). 51 more words


Count Albert von Mensdorff-Pouilly-Dietrichstein

Albert (Viktor Julius Joseph Michael) Count von Mensdorff-Pouilly-Dietrichstein (5 September 1861 – 15 June 1945), was the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to London at the outbreak of World War I. 264 more words


Welcome to Leics and Warks Ancestors!

Welcome to my business blog about the two shires that i specialise in with my Genealogy and Family History research company Leicestershire Ancestors!

I am based right next to the main A5 road which pretty much divides Leicestershire and Warwickshire as a county border. 118 more words


Buscate War Memorial

Buscate is a small town located in Lombardy, about 20 kms west of Milan. Here’s a picture of its War Memorial, built obviously during fascist era. 10 more words



Why such a title? Just because the man who has sent this photograph was named “Peppino (which stands for “Giuseppe”). I think he must be the man on the right. 35 more words