South of France Summer — Taste of France

Share the sensations as the sun rises in the south of France.

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My Grandmother’s Recipes: Part 1, Round Challah. — koolkosherkitchen

Years ago, when my grandmother was still around, it has occurred to me that only my mother and I knew her recipes, and we knew them by heart; they were not written anywhere. I decided to write them down, organizing them by Jewish holidays. Then my memories took over, plunging me into family stories, and […]

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A WW1 Journey to Ypres – Part One — British Army Blog

Sapper George Ellis was born in Middlesex in 1896. He was 19 years old when he was sent to fight in the trenches of Northern France; first in 1915 and a second time in 1917. He married Kate Maud on 20th August 1915 before his first journey to the Somme, where he was injured. Spr […]

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Op TRENTON – Helping out in South Sudan — British Army Blog

British troops are currently supporting the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), including the construction of a temporary field hospital in Bentiu. The UNMISS role in South Sudan is to protect civilians, create the conditions conducive to the delivery of humanitarian aid, and support the peace process and Human Rights. My experience of South Sudan so […]

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Supporting the Army in Canada — British Army Blog

Second Lieutenant Toby Fenton-O’Creevy is a Platoon Commander in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) Reserves. He is currently attached to 6th Battalion REME, deployed to Canada as part of Exercise Prairie Phoenix. BATUS – British Army Training Unit Suffield. I spent a couple of months before Christmas adjusting to battalion life, by shadowing […]

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February 1945 (4) — Pacific Paratrooper

The battles for Manila, Bataan, and Corregidor were only the beginning of the Luzon Campaign. Both Shobu Group, securing northern Luzon, and the bulk of Shimbu Group, defending the south, remained intact. With about 50,000 men at his disposal, the Shimbu Group commander, General Yokoyama, had deployed some 30,000 of them immediately east and south […]

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11th Airborne Division, May 1945 — Pacific Paratrooper

Shobu Group had lost one of the three legs of its defensive triangle, but the battle on northern Luzon was far from over. Until the end of the war, Sixth Army forces continued to push Gen. Yamashita’s men farther into the mountains, taking heavy casualties in the process. The 32d Division, which had also seen […]

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Off-Duty Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in the Head at Jack in the Box — FOX40

(KTLA) — An off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a Jack in the Box restaurant in Alhambra Monday, authorities said. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports the deputy was standing at the counter in the restaurant and wearing civilian clothes when a man armed with a handgun approached him and shot him once in the head. The man then fled at around 6 p.m., sheriff’s department officials said as […]

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Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles County deputy sheriff hit — National Post

A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff’s station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby. Read More

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Islam in Salone — Kunz Corner

This week while in Tongo I met the husband of Rose, a woman we met last fall who serves as a Kenema District Councilwoman residing in Tongo. Her husband Edward is a principal at the Muslim school in Tongo (albeit he is a Christian). I think he may have had a bit too much palm wine as […]

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