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Afghanistan, 2014: The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said that a total of 3,188 civilians were killed and 6,429 were injured by the end of November. 16 more words

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Relax, it's Friday

It’s Friday and I think we can have all some relax, just like these Italian soldiers. Have you noticed the two demijohns on the table behind them? 32 more words

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard to hire 1,500 civilians

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Because of an increased workload, Norfolk Naval Shipyard is looking to hire 1,500 civilian workers across more than 20 trades.

Spokesman Jeffrey Cunningham said the shipyard is losing more than 700 employees to attrition, mainly retirement, and is focused on growing the workforce and the apprentice program. 157 more words

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The Flags of Wall Street

I simply like this picture. First of all, because I love New York. Then, even if it doesn’t seem to be linked to the Great War at first sight, one could spend hours in studying all details, including the allied flags (well, mainly US ones) which are displayed.

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Entering Coblenz

“Coblenz”, not “Koblenz” because the first spelling was the used before 1926 in Germany. According to its caption, this picture was taken on a 14 December, when US Army occupation troops entered this town in 1918. 48 more words

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The sad parade

It was about 96 years ago (sorry, I’ve missed the right date). On December 1st, 1918, US troops entered in Trier. These were the first days of the Allied occupation of Germany (see… 11 more words

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