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Special orders for Ralph Glyn

Ralph Glyn was sent on a secret mission to the south of France:

Captain RGC Glyn, General Staff, of my Directorate is under orders to proceed via Marseilles to GHQ – MEF on special duty. 55 more words

Behind The Lines

Port Charlotte, Fla. man saw action in Sicily during World War II

Maston Thomas of South Port Square in Port Charlotte, Fla. joined the Navy six months before the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. 1,263 more words

World War II

The Monday travel song: Demain c'est loin by I AM

I propose to start every new week with a song that takes us somewhere in the world.

This week, my Monday morning playlist takes us to the South of France in the city of Marseilles, or, as the band sometimes calls it, “Planète Marseille”, with… 727 more words

Music

Marseilles Cleaning Up After Damaging Hail Storm

MARSEILLES, Ill. (CBS) — The rush for repairs is on after huge hailstones as big as a person’s hand pelt parts of the Chicago area, causing serious damage. 300 more words

News

At the End of the World in Marseilles

Reaching the Mediterranean Sea felt like arriving at the end of the world – the crashing waves bringing a sudden stop to our forward momentum. After two weeks of non-stop gawking in Paris and Munich, it was liberating to arrive in Marseilles, a city not known for its tourist attractions. 406 more words

Travel

Notre-Dame de la Garde - Marseilles

It’s a long and steep hike up the street to The Notre-Dame de la Garde in Marseilles. Once you reach the top of the road (lined with picturesque townhouses and hint, hint *free parking) you still have a little ways to go to the chapel. 591 more words

France

river sunset 2

A second shot taken in the same location as the previous post. I just love sunsets :)

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