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Holiday guide to Alsace, France, including Strasbourg

A part of France with a hint of Germany, this region’s forests and hills shelter beautiful cities and villages, superb vineyards and cosy restaurants and hotels


The death of a great humanitarian

The Local Germany (4 September 2015)

On September 4th 1965, the world lost one of its most dedicated and tireless humanitarians, as Albert Schweitzer died in the African hospital he had created and cherished for over 50 years. 867 more words

The Local Germany

The Murder of Jean Jaures - July 31, 1914

 Jean Jaures

“What will the future be like, when the billions now thrown away in preparation for war are spent on useful things to increase the well-being of people, on the construction of decent houses for workers, on improving transportation, on reclaiming the land? 567 more words


First Night Design reblogged this on First Night History and commented:

We need a million such men today to halt the tide.

Fischers and Horneys Come to America

A lot of times the sources used while researching the family history are confusing and/or have a lot of errors. Or it could be that I’m just ignorant of what was going on at the time and the source information is accurate, but it just doesn’t make sense without some crucial bit of knowledge. 742 more words


The Factors Leading Up to World War I

World War I was started through many different circumstances. The main people who started the War were the Slavs.

There were the East Slavs, the Russians and the Ukrainians. 442 more words

School Essays

Beer Regions: France


Welcome to another post about Beer Regions, where I basically give you more reasons to travel than you already need!

Today we’re going to discuss France, which is in Europe.   848 more words


The Dreyfus Affair and Anti-Semitism

The Dreyfus Affair was a political crisis in the French Third Republic, starting from 1894 through to 1906, and although it was concluded more than a century ago, France is still feeling the fallout… 925 more words