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The Great War changed everything

Originally posted on The Pen and The Sword:
Yesterday marked the anniversary of the assassination in 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia, the duchess of Hohenburg, by a Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip. It is common to…

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August 4, 1914 to be remembered

Dark clouds would soon be over and in Winter it will be peacefully white Belgium today marks the beginning of the First World War. It is exactly one hundred years ago that Germany invaded the country and thus violated Belgian … Continue reading

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11 November, a day to remember #1 Until Industrialisation

In Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen and Is it wise to annul the Pentecostweekend I mentioned the ideas of some members of parliament to get rid of certain holidays to boost the economy. The most commercial successful Pentecost weekend has Whit Monday to … Continue reading

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