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Old 15-10-2014, 02:03 AM   #1413
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Animal is a song recorded by English hard rock band Def Leppard in 1987 from the album Hysteria. It was the 2nd single release off the album, and became the band's first Top 10 hit in their native UK, reaching No. 6 on the UK Singles Chart..On the back there is a picture of the band on some train rails...The photograph was taken by Laurie Lewis...

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Spandau Prison was located in the borough of Spandau in western Berlin.. It was constructed in 1876 and demolished in 1987 after the death of its last prisoner, Rudolf Hess, to prevent it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine.. The site was later rebuilt as a shopping centre for the British forces stationed in Germany..In the aftermath of the Reichstag Fire of 1933, opponents of Hitler and journalists such as Egon Kisch and Carl von Ossietzky were held there in so-called protective custody.. Spandau Prison became a sort of predecessor of the Nazi concentration camps.. While it was formally operated by the Prussian Ministry of Justice, the Gestapo tortured and abused its inmates, as Egon Erwin Kisch recalls in his memories of Spandau Prison..Of the se7en, only 3 (Hess apparently took his own life) fully served their sentences before being released; the remaining 3, Neurath, Raeder, and Funk, having been released earlier due to ill health. Between 1966 and 1987, Rudolf Hess was the only inmate in Spandau Prison. His only companion was the warden, Eugene K. Bird, who became a close friend. Bird wrote a book about Hess's imprisonment entitled The Loneliest Man in the World..After the death of its final remaining prisoner, Rudolf Hess, who had been the prison's sole occupant after the release of Speer and von Schirach in 1966.. To further ensure its erasure, the site was made into a parking facility and a NAAFI shopping center, named The Britannia Centre Spandau and nicknamed Hessco's after a British supermarket chain of a similar name. All materials from the demolished prison were ground to powder and dispersed in the North Sea or buried at the former RAF Gatow airbase.. In 2013 a single brick turned up on the BBC programme Antiques Roadshow..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_(Def_Leppard_song)
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=145I'm an architect for Christ sake, I build 50 story skyscrapers, I assemble cities of the future, I can Certainly put together a goddam diaper..Thanks for telling me that, Jan, I did not know that..What is he, an idiot savant?.Hush little baby, don't you Cry..When Peter gets home, I'm gonna punch him in the eye.. He's in Turkey...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=303

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