July 25, 2014
Death of Adolf Hitler - Part 4: The Doubts About Loyalty to the Führer

Death of Adolf Hitler – Part 4: The Doubts About Loyalty to the Führer

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Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

Reports of Soviet troops looting and raping as they advanced were circulating in Berlin. During the third week of April, 1945, the  Red army reached the city centre and were fighting only a few hundred yards away from Hitler’s refuge.

On the same day, General Hans Krebs made his last telephone call from the Führerbunker to Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel, Chief…

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July 24, 2014
Death of Adolf Hitler - Part 3: Life in the Reichskanzlei-Führerbunker

Death of Adolf Hitler – Part 3: Life in the Reichskanzlei-Führerbunker

. Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj.

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

Even after Hitler moved to the underground Reichskanzlei-Führerbunker he continued to use his large study in the undamaged wing of the Reich Chancellery, where he held afternoon military conferences. After the meetings, he would have tea with his secretaries before going back down into the bunker complex for the night. After several weeks of this routine,…

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July 23, 2014
Death of Adolf Hitler - Part 2: Hitler retreats to the Reichskanzlei-Führerbunker

Death of Adolf Hitler – Part 2: Hitler retreats to the Reichskanzlei-Führerbunker

. Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj.

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

The “Battle of Berlin” 

The Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, also known as the “Battle of Berlin” was the last major offensive against the Germans in the European Theatre of World War II.

On January 12, 1945, the Soviet Army advanced across Poland towards eastern Germany. The Soviet Red Army breached the German front in the Eastern…

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July 22, 2014
Death of Adolf Hitler - Part 1: The Reichskanzlei-Führerbunker

Death of Adolf Hitler – Part 1: The Reichskanzlei-Führerbunker

. Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj.

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

In 1986, the East German government made plans to build a massive apartment complex on the corner of Vossstrasse and Wilhelmstrasse in what was then East Berlin. For constructing the complex it was necessary to demolish concrete from a darker past. Under the construction site, located 28 feet (8.5 metres) deep in the ground, was the most notorious and…

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July 21, 2014
Death of Adolf Hitler - Prelude

Death of Adolf Hitler – Prelude

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Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

Born in 1941, during World War II, I naturally have a fascination for the history of the Great War. Every time, I read about Adolf Hitler, the great dictator murdered more than 11 million people, including over one million children during the Holocaust, and his band of Nazis I look forward to coming across intriguing new viewpoints about the end of the Third…

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July 14, 2014
July 14, the Feast of Kateri Tekakwitha - the First North American Indian Saint

July 14, the Feast of Kateri Tekakwitha – the First North American Indian Saint

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Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj

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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

Statue of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington D.C. (Photo: T.V. Antony Raj)

In the United States, July 14, is the feast day of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. In Canada, the feast is celebrated on April 17.

Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native North American saint and the fourth Native American to be venerated…

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July 13, 2014
The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha - the First North American Indian Saint: Part 4

The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha – the First North American Indian Saint: Part 4

 

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Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj

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Statue of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington D.C. (Photo: T.V. Antony Raj)

Statue of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington D.C. (Photo: T.V. Antony Raj)

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Last moments of Kateri Tekakwitha

 

At the end of 1679, Kateri fell ill. Her afflictions increased day by day. Whenever she was able to leave her cabin, she would go to the chapel and rest on the benches and…

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July 12, 2014
The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha - the First North American Indian Saint: Part 3

The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha – the First North American Indian Saint: Part 3

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Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj

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Statue of Kateri Tekakwitha in front of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis in Santa Fe, New Mexico (Source: thehundreds.com)

Statue of Kateri Tekakwitha in front of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis in Santa Fe, New Mexico (Source: thehundreds.com)

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The Jesuit mission of Saint-François-Xavier at Kahnawake

Father Jacques de Lamberville told Kateri Tekakwitha to go to the Jesuit mission of Saint-François-Xavier at Kahnawake, also been known as Seigneury Sault du St. Louis, on the south…

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July 11, 2014
The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha - the First North American Indian Saint: Part 2

The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha – the First North American Indian Saint: Part 2

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Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj

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The oldest portrait of Kateri Tekakwitha is an oil painting on canvas 41 x 37" painted by Father Chauchetière between 1682-1693. Kateri appeared to him during that time. The original painting hangs in the sacristy of St. Francis Xavier Church on the Kanawaké Mohawk Reservation on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River, near Montréal, Québec.

The oldest portrait of Kateri Tekakwitha is an oil painting on canvas 41 x 37″ painted by Father Chauchetière between 1682-1693. Kateri appeared to him during that time. The original painting hangs in the sacristy of St. Francis Xavier Church on the Kanawaké Mohawk Reservation on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River, near Montréal, Québec.

Invasions by the French

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July 10, 2014
FIFA World Cup 2014: Schedule - Third Place and Finals

FIFA World Cup 2014: Schedule – Third Place and Finals

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Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj

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FIFA World Cup 2014 - Brasil


QUARTER-FINALS


FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014

21:30 IST

16:00 GMT

11:00 EST

13:00 BRT

Match #57

France vs Germany

FULL-TIME
0-1

France

Germany

Estadio do Maracanã
Rio De Janeiro


SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014

01:30 IST

20:00 GMT (Friday)

15:00 EST (Friday)

17:00 BRT (Friday)

Match #58

Brazil vs Colombia

FULL-TIME 2-1

BrazilColombia

Estadio Castelão
Fortaleza

21:30 IST

16:00 GMT

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