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skapis9999 · a minute ago
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January 1919, memorandum summarizing the war agreements between Great Britain, France, Italy and Russia on the Ottoman territories. Font: Wikipedia
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January 1919, memorandum summarizing the war agreements between Great Britain, France, Italy and Russia on the Ottoman territories. Font: Wikipedia https://ift.tt/3mWatMU Submitted April 18, 2021 at 07:11PM by MXN006 via reddit https://ift.tt/3alNPbQ
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skapis9999 · a minute ago
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A Piet Mondrian style map I painted on my wall
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A Piet Mondrian style map I painted on my wall https://ift.tt/3x7n0C4 Submitted April 18, 2021 at 08:22PM by LarondaMclendon via reddit https://ift.tt/3v0cQBo
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hitmyheadsohard · 2 minutes ago
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He wrote of love so eloquently, as if he had himself drowned in the intoxication of the emotion, as if he had breathed love, or as if he had actually been in love. But the truth was, he had read stories of love and his heart had ached for love.
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aryburn-trains · 3 minutes ago
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Metra at Lombard
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Metra at Lombard by Dan Grudzielanek Via Flickr: Metra train 505 departing the Lombard station behind F40PH-2 no. 129. 4/1/2000
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historycultureeducation · 3 minutes ago
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Title: Dwight Eisenhower smiling after giving a press conference on allied victory in Europe at the Waldorf Astoria, June 19, 1945. [1600x2066]
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scotianostra · 6 minutes ago
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The Scottish actor Angus Lennie was born on April 18th 1930 in Glasgow.
Many of you of a certain age brought up in Scotland might remember Angus as Shughie McFee, the chef in soap opera Crossroads, but others, myself included he will always be remembered as Archibald Ives, ‘The Mole’ in one of the best ever films, in my opinion, The Great Escape.
Lennie was born and brought up in Shettleston, in Glasgow’s East End, where he attended Eastbank  Academy he began in show business as a dancer and stand up comedian. He was a song and dance man by the age of 14, performing at the Glasgow Metropole and was then on the variety circuit prior to making the transition into stage acting at Perth Theatre in the late 1940’s In 1957, he made his television debut in the Armchair Theatre play The Mortimer Touch. Two years later, he was cast as the cabin boy Sunny Jim in the BBC Scotland comedy series Para Handy- Master Mariner the first of the Para Handy tales in 1959. Other TV roles through the years included, The Saint Dr Who, Z Cars, Rumpole of the Bailey, Lovejoy, The Onedin Line, All Night Long, Keeping Up Appearances and Monarch of the Glen. 
On stage, he appeared in six pantomimes over 10 years with the comedian Stanley Baxter at the King’s Theatres in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and toured the Far East with Derek Nimmo’s company.
On the big screen as well as The Great Escape he was also in Oh What a Lovely War, 633 Squadron and The V.I.P.s alongside Richard Burton.
Lennie died on 14 September 2014 in Acton, West London, aged 84.
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aryburn-trains · 7 minutes ago
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Metra at Elmhurst
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Metra at Elmhurst by Dan Grudzielanek Via Flickr: Westbound Metra train 29 at Elmhurst, IL. 4/1/2000
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aryburn-trains · 13 minutes ago
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Metra at Rondout
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Metra at Rondout by Dan Grudzielanek Via Flickr: Metra Milwaukee District-North Line train 2140 leaving the Fox Lake Sub. and entering the C&M Sub. at Rondout, IL. 11/6/1999
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aviationgeek71 · 13 minutes ago
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TDIH 1958, at Edwards Air Force Base, test pilot Lieutenant Commander George Clinton Watkins, U.S. Navy, set a world altitude record of 76,932 ft with a Grumman F11F-1F Tiger.
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historycultureeducation · 14 minutes ago
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Title: Louis Pasteur, 1878 (colorized to look like a painting)
Source: https://reddit.com/r/ColorizedHistory/comments/2lh67y/louis_pasteur_1878_colorized_to_look_like_a/
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aryburn-trains · 17 minutes ago
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Metra 193 5-23-99
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Metra 193 5-23-99 by Leon Kay Via Flickr: Metra F-40PHM-2 193 (896065-9 2-92) @LaGrange IL 5-23-99
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cosmic-blip · 20 minutes ago
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I was a child in the ivy then I never knew you, you knew me... Not like you knew me...
Ivan Shishkin, Oak Grove, 1887
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solonocturne · 22 minutes ago
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Samantha Reed Smith (June 29, 1972 – August 25, 1985) was an American schoolgirl, peace activist, and child actress from Manchester, Maine, who became famous during the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. In 1982, Smith wrote a letter to the newly appointed CPSU General Secretary Yuri Andropov, and received a personal reply with a personal invitation to visit the Soviet Union, which she accepted.
Dear Mr. Andropov,
My name is Samantha Smith. I am 10 years old. Congratulations on your new job. I have been worrying about Russia and the United States getting into a nuclear war. Are you going to vote to have a war or not? If you aren't please tell me how you are going to help to not have a war. This question you do not have to answer, but I would like it if you would. Why do you want to conquer the world or at least our country? God made the world for us to share and take care of. Not to fight over or have one group of people own it all. Please lets do what he wanted and have everybody be happy too.
Samantha Smith
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aryburn-trains · 23 minutes ago
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Metra 614 5-21-99
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Metra 614 5-21-99 by Leon Kay Via Flickr: Metra F-40C 614 "Edward F Brabec" ex Milw/Nortran 54 @Wood Dale IL 5-21-99
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infinitysisters · 25 minutes ago
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Radical politics enacts the tragic sense of life by overestimating the extent of human agency over and against natural necessity, chance, etc., attempting to transform the cosmos into a polis, and then concluding that it’s better to never have been born once limits are recognized.
The Utopianism —> antinatalism pipeline.
- Derek Dupleassie
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historycultureeducation · 25 minutes ago
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Title: Fijian mountain warrior, 1870s [344×556]
Source: https://reddit.com/r/HistoryPorn/comments/gxxv61/fijian_mountain_warrior_1870s_344556/
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aryburn-trains · 27 minutes ago
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Metra - Kensington
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Metra - Kensington by d.w.davidson Via Flickr: In a view from the Union Pacific bridge, a northbound Highliner approaches Kensington, in October 1998.
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thetudorslovers · 27 minutes ago
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‘She [Lucrezia] is of middle height and graceful in form. Her face is rather long, the nose well cut, hair golden, eyes of no special colour. Her mouth is rather large, the teeth brilliantly white, her neck is slender and fair, the bust admirably proportioned. She is always gay and smiling’ – A contemporary description of Lucrezia by an eyewitness, Niccolò Cagnolo of Parma
"Lucrezia Borgia’s name has been a byword for evil for five hundred years, her life distorted by generations of historians and seen through the prism of the crimes of her family, themselves magnified by hostile chroniclers of the time. Lucrezia herself has been charged with murder by poisoning and incest with her father, Pope Alexander VI, and her brother, Cesare Borgia. As an archetypal villainess she has featured in works by Victor Hugo and Alexandre Dumas, an opera by Donizetti and a film by Abel Gance – to name but a few. Byron was so fascinated by her reputation that, after viewing her love letters in Milan, he stole a strand from the lock of her blonde hair which accompanied them. A cautious rehabilitation of her reputation began in the nineteenth century, but the general conclusion was that, if she were not a murderer and a whore, she was no more than an empty-headed blonde, helpless victim of the males in her family. The truth is that in a world where the dice were heavily loaded in favour of men, Lucrezia operated within the circumstances of her time to forge her own destiny. Born the illegitimate daughter of one of the most notorious of Renaissance popes, Alexander VI, she was married at the age of thirteen to a man she had never met, then divorced from him at the behest of her father and brother and remarried to a second husband who was murdered on the orders of her brother when she was just twenty. It was then that she took her fate into her own hands and was actively involved in the promotion of her third marriage, to Alfonso d’Este, the future Duke of Ferrara, whom she knew to be violently opposed to the idea of her as his wife. As Duchess of Ferrara, Lucrezia came into her own, showing a powerful intelligence and skill in managing her life."-Sarah Bradford: "Lucrezia Borgia"
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aryburn-trains · 33 minutes ago
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Feel that Rondout heat and humidity
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Feel that Rondout heat and humidity by Zeolite C O Via Flickr: A Fox Lake bound Metra train Crosses the "J" on a fairly typical hot and humid July 27, 1998 day.
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historycultureeducation · 36 minutes ago
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Title: Lieutenant J. Kostelec, who is wearing the "U.S. - Canada" shoulder title worn by all members of the First Special Service Force. Noci, Italy. 2 January, 1944. Library and Archives Canada. [600-619]
Source: https://reddit.com/r/HistoryPorn/comments/m2deaz/lieutenant_j_kostelec_who_is_wearing_the_us/
Author: https://www.reddit.com/user/DrTralfamadorian
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