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Archive for November, 2013

August/September 1968 in the GDR

24 Nov

 (Click on picture to see all the photos in the montage) What was it like the other side of the Iron Curtain when Czechoslovakia was invaded in August 1968? I know because I was there in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) at the time, on a friendship visit with other peace activists and trade […]

Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

11 Nov

    Traditionally this is Armistice Day, and a minute’s silence was held on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Nowadays Remembrance Sunday, with a minute’s silence at 11.00, is on the Sunday nearest November 11th. Next year, 2014, David Cameron wants to ‘celebrate’ the 100 year anniversary of the […]

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