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The Mantell Mystery

The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.

L.P. Hartley, The Go-Between

Back in early 1948, discussion about flying saucers (the term UFO’s wasn’t generally used until around 1952) was reaching the point of hysteria. 9,431 more words

August 19 in San Antonio history...

1935
Mayor C. K. Quin Monday ordered a series of mural paintings taken from the walls of the foyer of the Municipal Auditorium, after their presence was protested by the American Legion Central Council of Bexar County. 64 more words

Texana

Role of known perjurer Derek Haslam in R v Elliott.

It seems that “someone” in The Met (worshipful brother?) wants this taken down. In the spirit of freedom of information, here goes.

Dear Kent Police, How much was DEREK HASLAM paid regarding his role in the mistrial of John Elliott, now before the CCRC? 153 more words

Happy Independence day, Mother India!!! 8/15/1947

Happy Independence day India! India celebrated its independence from the British Empire on the 15th of August in 1947. The holiday is observed throughout India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events. 428 more words

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India Celebrating 70th Independence Day (1947-2016)

India Celebrating 70th Independence Day

It all started in 1857, when every Indian then united an arted the ‘The First War of Independence’.

This movement slowly started gaining movement against the British in coming years. 298 more words

Upon Dreams and Thoughts

Today is August 15th, 2016. India, the country, celebrates her 70th birthday. Of course, it is my firm (uneducated, uninformed, bigoted – to use the terms en vogue for folks such as ourselves) belief that India the civilisation can’t be dated. 732 more words

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