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6 October returned from On , recently a conquered Warsaw, Adolf Hitler made an appeal of peace to Britain and France. In his speech at the Reichstag the Fuhrer continued to justify the invasion of Poland as an act of defence, and declared his wish to
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Nobunaga And The Monks
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Responsible for most of the military victories of the Risorgimento, Garibaldi was born in Nice to a Ligurian family and began his career as a merchant sailor. In the early 1830s, he joined the Piedmont-Sardinian Navy but had to escape to South Americ