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  • History Roundup 241 including Homer’s Flames October 27, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback

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    Today’s post is on non-saluting German and today‚Äôs links follow.

    1) The Flames that inspired Homer? Turkey

    2) MI5 Foiled Nazis: Britain

    3) Columbus, a Flawed Hero: Spain and the Americas (love the lead picture!)

    4) First Space Walk: Outer Space

    5) How Africa Should Look Today: Mapland

    6) Robert Louis Stevenson Unplugged: Scotland

    7) Beer Flood: London (of course)

    8) Girl Warrior Fantasies: France

    and from the archives

    9) Best champagne toast

    Other links: EU madness (left centre British blog), and best writing tips.