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German Memories - Otto Von Bismarck and the Unification of ..

When my discussion with Pascal turned into the unification of the German Nation and its emergence of the new European super power, how Otto von Bismarck played diplomacy and statesmanship surprised ..
(December 20, 2007)
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German Memories - Holy Roman Empire Era War to Napoleonic Wars

In a while Pascal Sadune, the leader of the tsunami survey team joined me and my discussion with him digressed into many of the German historical events. As he did political science for his Masters ..
(December 20, 2007)
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German Memories - Roman Expansion in Ancient France & Germania

Julius Caesar invoked the threat of Germanic attacks as one justification for his annexation of Gaul ( modern France ) to Rome. As Rome expanded to the Rhine and Danube rivers, it incorporated many ..
(December 20, 2007)
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German Memoirs - German Strike on Romans Which Changed the ..

Whatever the persecution Germans faced historically what Dietmar Doering was telling me came into mind as to how the Germanic tribes under the command of Arminius (Hermann) by one stroke. This was ..
(December 20, 2007)
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German Memories in Asia - Adam's Peak of Sri Lanka

A visiting German team became familiar to me when we were having dinner at the beach-end restaurant at the Aquarius resort as we were sitting at adjoining tables. They were going to Adam's Peak in a ..
(May 11, 2007)
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German Memory in Asia - An Exploration into Austrian-German ..

While I was talking to Dietmar Doering , a student entered into the office exclaiming, “Oh! I couldn’t believe it, such a big change?” Doering told she was a former student and ..
(May 12, 2007)
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German Memory in Asia: German - Americans

At the student meeting, I was amazed by many of the new faces. Dietmar Doering enumerated the various activities in which students would be involved. He turned his topic and was proudly telling ..
(May 12, 2007)
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German Memory - Pennsylvania's Amish County & Mennonite ..

Pennsylvania’s Amish county in Lancaster has turned into a wonder land after the Harrison Ford movie “Witness” filmed in 1985. Thereafter each year, a large number of visitors ..
(May 12, 2007)
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German Memoirs - German-Brazilians Today

Most German-Brazilians speak only Portuguese nowadays. However, German was still spoken by over 600,000 Brazilians, as first or second language according to 2005 survey. German influence can still ..
(May 12, 2007)
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German Memoirs - Latin American-Germans & Their Early ..

Birget, a student on city planning was telling her experiences in Cuba. Her experiences in the Caribbean Island were quiet strange. While she was narrating some of her observations, my discussion ..
(May 12, 2007)
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German Memoirs - German Migration to Brazil After Major World ..

Not all Germans who settled in Brazil became farmers. In the early 20th century most of the Germans immigrated to Brazil settled in big towns. Some of them settled in the old rural German colonies as .
(May 12, 2007)
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Scottish Memoirs - English Nobles' Primae Noctus & Early ..

An unfamiliar voice hailed me from the corner table at the restaurant. He was Stephan Nicholas and introduced him that he was a British nationality. Over the time our conversation touched on various .
(May 13, 2007)
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German Memoirs - A Discussion with Bavarian, Swabian, ..

Wolfgang Schabert was from Stuttgart and proud of his Swabian sub-culture which is dominantly in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg and the western part of Bavaria. He told the Swabians still preserve ..
(May 13, 2007)
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German Memoirs - Australian, Bosnian and Norwagian Cross-Bred ..

My discussion with Nicho, a German doctorate student on sports management in Australia about the aboriginal people in Australia brought many things untold about this indigenous tribe. Our discussion ..
(May 13, 2007)
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German Memoirs - Ethnic Germans' Sufferings After World War I ..

German-Americans were the most visible non-Anglophone group in the US during the 18th and 19th centuries. But the hostility against these groups took place during the nineteenth century, but were ..
(May 19, 2007)
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German Memories in Asia - Germans' Sufferings

Stephan, a Saxon-Anhalt in our discussion on various Second World War issues, posed vaguely the world should know how the Allied Forces destroyed buildings and killed thousands of people ruthlessly. .
(May 19, 2007)
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German Memoirs - Brazilian-Germans in Southern Brazil

Most of the German-Brazilians live in Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Parana, the southernmost states of Brazil. There are around 10 million Brazilians who have German ancestry by some ..
(May 19, 2007)
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German Memories - Early European Migration & Life-Style

Though our discussion touched on many of the early human migration what attracted us most was the 400, 000 year old wooden projectile spears which were found at Schoningen in northern Germany. These ..
(May 08, 2007)
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German Memories - Germanic Migration from Scandinavia to ..

While I was narrating the migration of Nagas and other tribes towards the Island, our discussion went back to before the Christian era of Europe where some of the Germanic tribes from Scandinavia ..
(May 08, 2007)
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German Memories - Ancient Germans Migration

I remembered an incident in my CARE days, when I visited an NGO near Nallur, the once flourishing city of the Nagas in the coastal Jaffna lagoon. I asked an elderly person who had an inkling of ..
(May 09, 2007)
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German Memories In Asia - Roman Era Europe And West Asia

The early events of Jaffna by the Portuguese recalled the historical events in the Roman era Europe and West Asia. In the course of the centuries the Roman Empire steered into a heavy and lasting ..
(May 09, 2007)
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German Memories - German Colonies in Africa

The German colonial empire penetrated Africa as well. Namibia in the southern coast of Africa was a well known one. A German trader Adolf Luderitz bought some area from a local chief in 1883 what ..
(May 10, 2007)
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German Memories in Asia - German Royals

Some of the German music which was coming from the resort was really a combination of spiritual and romantic pieces of their centuries old classics by renowned composers Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van ..
(May 10, 2007)
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