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The skirmish of Schmarden was one in a long line of battles fought along the eastern front during the First World War. Like countless other battalion-sized operations, it would probably have slipped into total obscurity, if not for the fact that the German Landwehr Bataillon that conducted the attack was reinforced by the Pionier Kompanie of the Königlich Preussisches Jägerbataillon Nr. 772 more words
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I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
— Marie Curie, physicist and chemist.
Writing this blog post feels particularly satisfying because I have been struggling with this book for months. It has put me significantly behind my Goodreads reading challenge, it has plagued me with guilty stares every time I’ve got on the train and picked up the Evening Standard instead of opening it up, and it has bothered me that I have found it so difficult when it has such a great reputation and when many parts of it were, in fact, quite enjoyable. 1,298 more words
Argao is located in the southeast of the province of Cebu, Philippines. It is bounded in the west by the towns of Badian, Alcantara, Ronda, and Dumanjug; in the north by Sibonga; in the east by the Bohol or Cebu Strait; and in the south by Dalaguete. 489 more words
Here in Somerset, Kentucky, once a month, from April to October, you can stroll downtown and check out some old hot rods, eat funnel cake and take a historical walk. 311 more words