War atrocities in ChinaBelow is a set of 7 videos (“information films”) produced by the US War Department on the Japanese invasion of China, entitled “The Battle of China”. These films were produced in 1944. They explained a bit about the history of China and the Chinese people and went on to document the invasions of the Japanese into Chinese territories, and the terrible atrocities that the Japanese systemically inflicted on the helpless civilian population, culminating in the horrific atrocities committed in Nanking over a 6 week period from December 13.
Dagelijks is iets anders, zij het iets klein of iets revolutionaire. Uw leven is nooit hetzelfde voor twee dagen in een rij; in feite is het soms voelt alsof het aan het veranderen met elk moment. Er zijn positieve degenen, er zijn de negatieve degenen, en er zijn degene die schijnbaar neutrale..
During WWII the age was lowered to 17. Just an odd little bit of history: One of the holders of the first number drawn (258)inWWI had a son, who was the holder of the first number drawn (158)in 1940. That sounds like an unlucky family!. If you have ever thought about starting a wine cellar, there are a few things to take into consideration when buying a wine for medium long term storage. Many wine publications, when they rate wines will give a judgment on when THEY think a particular wine will be ready for optimum enjoyment but it is important to realize that these pronouncements are subjective and should be used only as a guide, nothing more, even if they are based on the knowledge and experience of the person writing the article. It is within the remaining 3% that wines can change from being good to very good to incredible.
In today Thursday Styles, Critical Shopper Molly Young returns to take on The Kooples, a French sportswear brand that has aggressively insinuated itself into New York retail scene, first by way of in store shops at Bloomingdale and now with two freestanding boutiques in SoHo and the Meatpacking District with more likely to follow. A play on a Gallicization of the word “couples”, The Kooples are actually three French brothers who created “an outfitter of romantic partners who enjoy dressing like each other,” our shopper writes, and yet, our shopper seems to shop alone, which is, apparently, also allowed. Following Critical Shopper protocol, she tries on, and eventually makes a purchase, but notes that despite its increasing visibility in New York, The Kooples may not yet be serving many actual New Yorkers just yet..