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Topic: Germany

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 Vital Stats
The Brain has inferred the following facts from reading text collected on the topic:
Favorite website(s):BBC
Most admires:Helmut Kohl,  Anne Frank
Currently has on their coffee table:Lonely Planet guide
Favorite TV show(s):World Cup Coverage,  24
Favorite book(s):"Mein Kampf" by Adolf Hitler
Favorite great leader(s):Adolf Hitler,  Otto von Bismarck,  Neville Chamberlain
Favorite composer(s):Richard Wagner
Favorite destination(s):Germany,  Europe,  Scandinavia
Favorite quote(s):"He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death." - H. H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916)
 Expert Talk
The Brain has selected interesting relevant sentences from the web. It automatically assigned them to some of our fictitious experts based on their personalities.

Luigi Pascioni,
Auto Mechanic

Germany's new king Frederick Barbarossa invaded Italy the next year, and as Emperor he conquered Milan in 1158, promising feudal rights; but he had Milan destroyed in 1162 for resisting taxes.
Miles Rhodes,
Wine Taster

In the Middle Ages the monastic orders established many of Germany's finest vineyards and, with their meticulous care of the vines and wines, set the standard for the high quality of German viticulture.
Bori Gonbutoren,
Reindeer Herder

The map of the world had to be remade, and under what conditions Germany's persistent savagery had left more ruins in the victorious countries than the invasions of the barbarians had ever made in the lands they overran and conquered.
Dave Simons,
Internet Entrepeneur

Germany's Infineon Technologies AG announced plans to acquire Ericsson 's microelectronics operation for $377 million in stock.
Bob Greenberg,
Congressional Candidate

Second, we should recognize that an authoritarian Germany's insistence on reunification, while knowing the impossibility of achieving it with peaceful means, could only generate increasing frustrations among the population and nationalist sentiments which frighten its Eastern neighbors who have historical reasons to suspect Germanic intentions.
John Fielding,

Germany's partly privatized postal and logistics company said it is launching an "investor-relations offensive" to boost its sagging stock.
Pete Trengle,
Bass Player

Originally recorded in 1998 and released via Germany's Sombre Records in 2001 on LP, this CD release features two bonus songs.
Guano Apes are one of the most successful rock bands in Europe and have been supported by MTV Europe since coming onto Germany's music scene in the mid-1990s.
Sveta Romanova,
Intelligence Officer

In November, Germany's Federal Prosecutor warned that, although the end of the Cold War had reduced military and political tension between East and West, foreign intelligence services were more active than ever in trying to steal secrets from German companies.
Jack Crawford,
WWII Veteran

Reading the American media on Israel/Palestine should give everyone a sense of what the Germans read in their newspapers in 1939 about Germany's occupation of Poland complete with its German victims who were forced to retaliate against Polish terrorists.
Haunted by the memory of Nazi Germany's surprise invasion in 1941, Eastern military strategists could not envisage the next war in any terms other than one beginning with a Western attack.
Once Germany's then-Chancellor Kurt von Schleicher had been replaced by Hitler, in January 1933, through the negligence of the top Reichswehr strata, and when, in the Summer of 1934, the same Reichswehr leaders stood by complicitly in allowing Hitler to assassinate von Schleicher, World War II became inevitable.
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2004-11-29 16:00:52
Is there any way to convert patterns for knitting to crochet. I am an avid crocheter and would like at some time learn to knit;but, for now Is there some formula for converting knit patterns to crochet patterns?
2005-02-26 17:59:53
i have a 1923 100.000.00 dunberhaurend mark can you tell me what it worth is us thanh you for your time robert

2005-04-11 13:28:08
2005-04-18 04:05:54
Wolfgang Richard Elliott
2005-06-18 00:40:48
I'm looking for more than 20 years for my birthfather -Richard Bruno Thun. I was born 1946 in Hamburg. And the a.m. name is on my birthcertificate. Thanks Wolfgang
2007-04-25 11:57:19
Looking for information on Rackschuetz/Rakoszyce/lower silesia. Spec. birth register from 1917 and information on the Thun family living at this period in this town. Thanks
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