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Hunting down drink drivers: On patrol with the traffic police

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SINGAPORE: It was 1am on Thursday (Oct 20) morning, and while many people were already tucked up in bed, others were still on their way home after a night of mid-week partying. 530 more words

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MN Alsace, Gascogne, Clemenceau battleships

This comprehensive description by Stephen McLaughlin is from Warship International, N1, 1988. Check the add-on with a set of preliminary designs here.

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Clothing Our Naked Villainy

There are few more quote-worthy subjects out there in the big wide world that patriotism. From Clemenceau who remarked that a patriot loves his country and a nationalist hates everybody else’s to Samuel Johnson’s witty aperçu defining patriotism as the last refuge of the scoundrel, there are no shortage of brilliant and occasionally scathing opinions on the subject. 540 more words


Le rejet suicidaire par les républicains français (Clémenceau) de l'offre de paix séparée (1917) de l'empereur Charles d'Autriche-Hongrie.

ll y a quatre-vingt-dix ans ( 11 novembre 1918)  s’achevait la Grande Guerre. Plusieurs tentatives en faveur de la paix ont été entreprises dès 1916. Une seule, pourtant, a presque abouti, celle de l’empereur Charles Ier d’Autriche, en 1917, connue sous le nom d’« affaire Sixte ». 412 more words

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