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Old 26-07-2012, 09:44 PM   #349
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In the feudal system, the title overlord refers to a particularly powerful lord, who has power over many people and/or power over other lords...

Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the operation that launched the invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II by Allied forces. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day). A 12,000-plane airborne assault preceded an amphibious assault involving almost 7,000 vessels. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on 6 June; more than three million troops were in France by the end of August...

In a joint statement with the Soviet premier Communist Party General Secretary Joseph Stalin and American President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Churchill announced in 1942 a "full understanding" concerning the urgent task of creating a second front in Europe. Churchill unofficially informed the Soviets in a memorandum handed to Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs Vyacheslav Molotov that the resources necessary for an invasion were lacking in 1942...

Most Masons don't even know that there is a level of worldwide organization. This upper level is where the 33rd degree comes in to play. Generally speaking, if you were to ask a Mason what the purpose of Freemasonry is, they would probably say that it teaches them how to become better citizens and that it is a very charitable organization. Its teachings, though, are cloaked in symbolism and allegories...

The Cherokee word, which translates to "Stand Alone", also became the unit's motto. Members of the unit also wear the spade (♠) symbol on the helmet outer and the Screaming Eagle badge (indicating membership of the 101st) on the left sleeve..

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