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Old 27-04-2014, 12:57 AM   #602
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Arrow Body Snatchers

The year is 1871 in Edinburgh. A mother stands in mourning over her son's grave. A medical student, Donald Fettes, reassures her that her son's body is secure in its final resting place..Mrs. Marsh visits the house of Dr. MacFarlane. She is seeking a cure for her daughter Georgina, who is paralyzed from the neck down. Dr. MacFarlane calls upon Fettes, one of his students, to examine the girl and see what can be done. Afterward MacFarlane suggests surgery for the girl, but he cannot perform the operation himself because his teaching position disallows the practice of medicine..The frequent mentions of Burke, Hare, and Dr. Knox, all refer to the West Port murders in 1828..Release dates - May 25, 1945 - 1946 (Turkey) ..Running time 77 minutes...
1945 May – Interpol (being headquartered in Berlin) effectively ceases to exist (it is recreated on June 3, 1946) - Joseph Goebbels and his wife Magda commit suicide along with their 6 children. Karl Dönitz appoints Count Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk as the new Chancellor of Germany - Mass suicide in Demmin/3 – The prison ships Cap Arcona, Thielbek and Deutschland are sunk by the British RAF in Lübeck Bay - Rocket scientist Wernher von Braun and 120 members of his team surrender to U.S. forces (later going on to help to start the U.S. space program)\4 - The North German army surrenders unconditionally to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery - Holy Crown of Hungary is found by the US Army 86th Infantry Division. The United States government keeps the crown in Fort Knox - Danmark is liberated/5 - The US 11th Armored Division liberates the prisoners of Mauthausen concentration camp - Japanese fire balloon kills 5 children and a woman, when it explodes as they drag it from the woods\6 - Ebensee concentration camp in Austria is liberated by troops of the 80th Division/ 7 – At 23:00 the SS Avondale Park is torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-2336 off the Firth of Forth with 2 killed\8 - Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day) as Nazi Germany surrenders, marking the end of WWII in Europe, with the final surrender being to the Soviets in Berlin, attended by representatives of the Western Powers - May 8–29 – Sétif and Guelma massacre: In Algeria, thousands die as French troops and released Italian POWs kill an estimated 6,000 to 40,000 Algerian citizens/9 - The Soviet Union marks V-E Day\12 - Rev. W. V. Awdry's children's book The 3 Railway Engines,1st of The Railway Series, is published \15 - 14–15 – Battle of Poljana– Bleiburg tragedy /23 – Heinrich Himmler, former head of the Nazi SS, commits suicide in British custody– Churchill forms a 'caretaker' Conservative administration\30 – The Iranian government demands that all Soviet and British troops leave the country...

1946 January 10 - Project Diana bounces radar waves off the Moon, measuring the exact distance between the Earth and the Moon, and proves that communication is possible between Earth and outer space, effectively opening the space age - 17 - UNSC holds its first meeting at Church House in London - 20 – Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France/Feb 14 - The B of Eis nationalised -20 – An explosion kills more than 400 coal miners in West Germany \March 5 - Churchill delivers his "Iron Curtain" speech -7 – The 18th Academy Awards ceremony is held. Best Picture goes to The Lost Weekend - 9 - The Wanderers stadium disaster at Burnden Park, Bolton, England, 33 killed and hundreds amongst the injured/April 1 - 14-meter high tsunami strikes Hilo and Laupāhoehoe on the Big Island of Hawaii; 173 are killed, thousands injured -3 – Japa-nese Lt. General Homma is X-ecuted outside Manila, the Philippines for leading the Bataan Death March - 28 – Pestalozzi Children’s Village (Kinderdorf Pestalozzi) established at Trogen in Switzerland to accommodate and educate orphans of World War II according to Pestalozzian principles...

Body snatching is the secret disinterment of corpses from graveyards. A common purpose of body snatching, especially in the 19th century, was to sell the corpses for dissection or anatomy lectures in medical schools. Those who practised body snatching were often called "resurrectionists" or "resurrection-men"..A related act is grave robbery, uncovering a tomb or crypt to steal artifacts or personal effects rather than corpses.. During the 18th century hundreds had been executed for trivial crimes, but by the 19th century only about 55 people were being sentenced to capital punishment each year. With the expansion of the medical schools, however, as many as 500 cadavers were needed annually... my practice, I've seen how people have allowed their humanity to drain away. Only it happened slowly instead of all at once. They didn't seem to mind... All of us - a little bit - we harden our hearts, grow callous. Only when we have to fight to stay human do we realize how precious it is to us, how dear...

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