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ON THIS DAY: November 23, 2017

November 23rd is

National Espresso Day

Fibonacci Day *

National Jukebox Day *

International Thespian Day *

Turkey-Free Thanksgiving

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MORE! John Milton, Enrico Caruso and Corazon Aquino, click 1,050 more words

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Road Trip to Karakorum

Saying goodbye is never easy…

It was the fifth day of our trip across Central Mongolia. After spending two nights with a family of nomads and roughing it in gers; it was time to head back to… 1,369 more words

Photography

Thanksgiving - Then and Now

I wish to express my thanks to each and every one of you !!

For those of you living where there is no official Thanksgiving Day – look around – family, friends, Freedom and life itself – all enough to give thanks for each day ! 270 more words

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Toyota Wars in Modern Warfare Magazine

My article: Toyota Wars in this issue of Modern Warfare. My first in this publication:

Toyota Wars: The Toyota Hilux pickup truck has become as ubiquitous in Third World combat as the AK-47. 19 more words

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Stalin surprise

Che Guevara Approved of Stalin.  This contradicts the popular image, which links him to 1960s Hippy culture.  But he was quite definite on the point.

Soviet Union

The Manchester Martyrsire

On the 11th September, 1867, two prominent Fenians Colonel Thomas Kelly and Captain Timothy Deasy were arrested in the centre of Manchester on a vagrancy charge. 450 more words

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