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Drunk Priests? Alcohol and Church in Reformation Germany

Isn’t beer great? There is simply nothing like it. I love it so much that I actually made it the focal point of one of my research seminar papers back when I was an undergraduate. 7,141 more words

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Vergangenheitsbewältigung

Our German teacher has us saying the words Cherry, Church and Kitchen in German. They all sound the same, she asks if we can hear the difference — it’s how you clasp the vowels. 603 more words

Memoir

On this day: the Nazi invasion of Crete

Germany’s invasion of Crete began on the 20th of May, 1941. This is a photograph of Nazi paratroopers landing on the Greek island.

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When we stayed on Crete our house had a Nazi… 15 more words

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Reading: German History

Yes I am alive, I have been quite busy with training for and being on stage with my troupe. We are only layplayers but theatre takes it time – as it should. 144 more words

Readings

On this day: the Hindenburg in New Jersey in 1936

The German zeppelin Hindenburg trundles into the U.S. Navy’s hangar at Lakehurst, New Jersey, on the 9th of May, 1936. The rigid airship had just set a record for its first north Atlantic crossing, the first leg of ten scheduled round trips between Germany and America. 22 more words

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On this day: the Hindenburg in New Jersey in 1936

The German zeppelin Hindenburg trundles into the U.S. Navy’s hangar at Lakehurst, New Jersey, on the 9th of May, 1936. The rigid airship had just set a record for its first north Atlantic crossing, the first leg of ten scheduled round trips between Germany and America. 22 more words

History