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Smitten by Britain:  The World of Mrs. Windsor-A look at Queen Elizabeth in time for the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation

Smitten by Britain: The World of Mrs. Windsor-A look at Queen Elizabeth in time for the Anniversary of the Coronation

This is King Leopold II of Belgium. He “owned” the Congo during his reign as the constitutional monarch of Belgium. After several failed colonial attempts in Asia and Africa, he settled on the Congo. He “bought” it and enslaved its people, turning the entire country into his own personal slave plantation. He disguised his business transactions as “philanthropic” and “scientific” efforts under the banner of the International African Society. He used their enslaved labor to extract Congolese…

This is King Leopold II of Belgium. He “owned” the Congo during his reign as the constitutional monarch of Belgium. After several failed colonial attempts in Asia and Africa, he settled on the Congo. He “bought” it and enslaved its people, turning.

Spring of 1974 people round the world were flooding theaters to see The Godfather Part II - it was in wide release now. It would go on to be an often mentioned film in many an all time fav films top 10 lists.

The Godfather Part II is an American crime movie that was released in It stars Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, and Robert De Niro and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The film details the story of the journey of Vito Corleone from Sici.

Irena Sendler. I think she may be my new hero. Must read.

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler: A WWII Hero's Story

"Faith In Humanity Restored"- um how can Al Gore beating this woman out of the Nobel Peace Prize restore faith in humanity! My faith will be restored when people like this woman beat fame whores like Al Gore out of the Nobel Prize! Wake-up world!

Charles Durning  served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Drafted at age 21, he was first assigned as a rifleman with the 398th Infantry Regiment, and later served overseas with the 3rd Army Support troops and the 386th Anti-aircraft Artillery (AAA) Battalion.     Durning participated in the Normandy Invasion of France on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and was among the first troops to land at Omaha Beach. He earned a Silver star and 3 Purple hearts.

The death of actor Charles Durning on Christmas Eve brings into focus the wartime service of the ever dwindling ‘greatest generation’. Here is a list, by

Shoes on the Danube Bank, Budapest | Holocaust Memorials Around The World - BuzzFeed News

Holocaust Memorials Around The World

Blessed John Paul II  Papacy began	16 October 1978  Papacy ended	2 April 2005  Predecessor	John Paul I  Successor	Benedict XVI  Orders  Ordination	1 November 1946  by Adam Stefan Sapieha  Consecration	28 September 1958  by Eugeniusz Baziak  Created Cardinal	26 June 1967  Personal details  Birth name	Karol Józef Wojtyła  Born	18 May 1920  Wadowice, Republic of Poland  Died	2 April 2005 (aged 84)  Apostolic Palace, Vatican City  Nationality	Polish (with Vatican citizenship)

One of the most inspirational people who ever graced this earth - Pope John Paul II "Blessed John Paul II Pray for Us"

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