A Tribute To Muhammad Ali

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ali#/media/File:Muhammad_Ali_1966.jpg The world has been mourning the greatest boxer in the world, Muhammad Ali, as he died on 3 June of resipratory illness. The boxer lost only five matches in his 20+ year career, winning the world heavyweight belt three times and fought with the best. Ali was also an icon outside the ring, where…
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Flags

“Wir Sind Das Volk” Als Illegale Ansage?

“Wir sind das Volk!-” literally translated as We are the People: A phrase that is universal. We stand together as one group, one republic, to all mankind. Although its origins date back to the time of the 1848 Revolution and it was used during the Third Reich, this phrase was introduced during the Leipzig Demonstrations…
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New Ulm, Minnesota

What constitutes a German town in the United States? What architectural features should it have, in order for the town to be “German”? How much of the German language should the town possess? Does the town have to be settled by German immigrants in order for it to be typically German, or does it take…
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Christmas Market Tour 2015: Pella, Iowa

Author’s Note: This stop was taken last year during the tour through the United States. Due to illness on the part of the author upon his return to Germany, the decision was made to include it into this year’s tour.  Sincere apologies for the inconvenience.  The next stop on the Christmas tour in the US…
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