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NO!

At 3 a.m. on the morning of October 28th, 1940, during the World War Two, Emanuele Grazzi, the Italian ambassador to Greece, delivered an ultimatum from Prime Minister Benito Mussolini to Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas.  Mussolini demanded that Metaxas allow … Continue reading

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Getting to Know T.E. Lawrence “of Arabia” (1888-1935)

The book Selected Letters of T.E. Lawrence, discussed here, is more revealing of his character than is his most famous work, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom. He also wrote and published The Mint during his subsequent service as an ordinary … Continue reading

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