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  Take Our Word For It Archives A-D
Rupert is the Low German and Dutch variation of Robert; the name was made famous in England by Prince Rupert of the Rhine, who was a general for his uncle Charles I during the English civil war in the 17th century.
These all have their source in a prehistoric German *geban, a verb whose ancestry is uncertain, though it is thought that *geban is related to Latin habere `have,' despite habere's meaning being opposite to that of give.
From the Germanic *akraz, Old English aecer was developed, and by 1000 AD it had come to refer to the area of land that a pair of oxen could plough in one day.
www.takeourword.com /arc_logi.html   (10301 words)

  
 GERMANIA: Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Vandals, Vikings, Orkney, etc.
Six major German tribes, the Visigoths, the Ostrogoths, the Vandals, the Burgundians, the Lombards, and the Franks participated in the fragmentation and the collapse of the Western Roman Empire.
King Gundobad briefly was a player in the last stages of Western politics, holding power as the commander of the Roman Army from 472 to 473.
This page supplements The Kings of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, 588 AD-Present with diagrams of the earliest kings, with some of their legendary and mythic progenitors.
www.friesian.com /germania.htm   (6326 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Boniface
Winfrid was left free to follow out his intentions, but before going back to his apostolic work he wished to visit Rome and to obtain from the pope the apostolic mission and the necessary faculties.
On his way to the court of Charles Martel, possibly to interest that prince in the matter, he received news of the death of the Frisian King Radbod, and went to Friesland.
Among its decrees the most noteworthy are those ordaining the subjection of the clergy to the bishop of the diocese and forbidding them to take any active part in wars, to carry arms, or to hunt.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02656a.htm   (3400 words)

  
 Military Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Based on scores of firsthand accounts and interviews with participants, and illustrated with combat photos, this book is the dramatic account of the German and American sides of the largest single airborne operation in history.
A powerful chronicle of war; the story of a young man, born of a French father, but because of his mother's German background is inducted into the Wermacht in the summer of 1942.
In a series of cartoons by "Tyl", accompanied with short captions, the story of the five years of German occupation, the efforts of the Dutch Resistance, the general worker strike, and finally the arrival of the Allies and liberation of Utrecht and all of Holland in April/May, 1945.
www.stillmanbooks.com /militarybooks.htm   (6535 words)

  
 Maud Newton: Blog
German Nobel laureate Günter Grass reveals that he served in the Waffen SS during World War II.
Many Germans are furious at the tardiness of the revelation, and Polish officials have called for Grass to renounce his honorary citizenship in the city of Gdansk.
King — of all people — requesting that a character not be killed.
maudnewton.com /blog/?cat=22   (6404 words)

  
 Cursor Link Archives, February, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Germans seethe over latest Rumsfeld put down -- that the country's anti-war stance puts it on a par with Libya and Cuba.
Ted Turner derides an attack on Iraq and Rupert Murdoch says he likes the idea of $20 a barrel oil.
The Guardian reports on research by a German media monitoring agency, which found that global TV coverage is increasingly turning against the U.S.
www.cursor.org /0203_archive.htm   (9952 words)

  
 OLD NEWS Index - 1995-2005
King Tuthmosis III Fights Prince of Kadesh at Meggido.
British and German Warships Converge on Falkland Islands.
German Attempts First Flight From Europe to North America.
www.oldnewspublishing.com /index2.htm   (2384 words)

  
 T. Cadman
Aireview Airview’s German Military Aircraft in the Second World War (2 volumes) Kantosha (Tokyo) 1958-1960, 1 volume is 1st edit JAPANESE TEXT with 258 pp, photos and line drawings and other is 2nd edit English text with 160 pp, both volumes very good hardcovers in slipcase, counts as 2 books, $40
Frank, Wolfgang The Sea Wolves: The Story of German U-Boats at War Rinehart (NY) 1955, no edit stated, 340 pp, photos, author was Donitz staff member, good+ with owner's nameplate, DJ (missing minor pieces at extremeties with owner's embossed stamp to front cover), $35
Frank, Wolfgang The Sea Wolves: The Story of German U-Boats at War Rinehart (NY) 1955, no edit stated, 340 pp, photos, author was Donitz staff member, good+, DJ (missing piece at spine heel), $30
www.cadmanbooks.com /booksaf.html   (14360 words)

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