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Business Day. StanChart First-Half Profit Rises 34 Percent Year-On-Year. Standard Chartered Plc on Tuesday reported a 34 percent rise in its pretax profit for the six months to June, as the Asia-focused bank continued to grow its revenue after years of …


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Internet History Sourcebooks


The Journal of Private Fraser, 1914-1918, Canadian Expeditionary Force (Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1985)[Copy-permitted]. Scanned by Jerome S. Arkenberg, Dept. of History, Cal. State Fullerton This text is part of the Internet Modern History Sourcebook .


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'Snub' Pollard - IMDb


Born in Australia as Harry Fraser, he joined a vaudeville troupe, which toured the United States around 1910. ... The Iron Horse, The Kid, Underworld: Shasta County Silent Film Festival 07 October 2011 | Alt Film Guide; See all related articles » ... 1918 The Non-Stop Kid (Short) Snub, the butler (as Harry Pollard)


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Three years of preparation, two minutes of totality. For ...


Three years of preparation, two minutes of totality. For this eclipse scientist, it's all worth it. By Deborah Netburn. Aug 22, ... He was enrolled in a seminar with Donald Menzel, an acclaimed astrophysicist who had been chasing eclipses since he was a kid in Colorado back in 1918. Advertisement.


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Bernard Montgomery - Wikipedia


A photograph from October 1918, ... Lieutenant-General Bernard Montgomery, the new commander of the British Eighth Army, ... for which he became notable. The black beret was offered to him by Jim Fraser while the latter was driving him on an inspection tour.


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World War 1 Exam Flashcards | Quizlet


A 1916 WWI (1914-1918) battle between German and British forces. Ending in a stalemate, the bitter three-month conflict is notable for the high number of casualties- 1.25 million men killed or wounded - and the first use of tanks in warfare.


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World Socialist Web Site - wsws.org


Each comic is factually based and deals with a specific element or episode of the 1914-1918 conflict; each is creatively developed to bring the subject matter to life. The stories reveal the experiences of soldiers, sailors, victims of colonialism, nurses, civilians, journalists, propagandists and others.


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Commonweal Magazine


Donald Trump. Article. Labor's Existential Crisis. The Catholics on the Supreme Court, along with some bishops, neglect church teaching on social justice, collective bargaining, and the dignity of labor ... Commonweal's latest, delivered twice weekly . Article. Consider Me Lucky. Changing my name is traditional, but I wasn't ready for this ...


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Getting the men to war - NZHistory, New Zealand …


Getting the men to war The ballot record room, WFCA building, c. 1918 It took charge of signing up – and later conscripting – men for service abroad, training them, clothing them, housing them and transporting them to the northern hemisphere, where they became the responsibility of the British military.


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Strategic Studies Core Readings - Frontpage - Social …


The following is a list of books, or more precisely, the categories of books, that Strategic Studies students at SAIS should cover some time during their two years in the program. If you can, read a couple from each category. The list is designed to be flexible, and is subject to perpetual change ...


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Steamboats of the Upper Fraser River - Wikipedia


Twelve paddlewheel steamboats plied the upper Fraser River in British Columbia from 1863 until 1921. They were used for a variety of purposes: working on railroad construction, delivering mail, promoting real estate in infant townsites and bringing settlers in to a new frontier.


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American Fur Trade - American Western Expansion


Effects of the American Fur Trade on American Western Expansion. ... whiskey, guns, iron goods, trade beads, and a few beaver traps from Canadian traders. ... With the exception of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, fur trader-explorers from the American and Canadian fur trading companies did all of the early exploration. These trader-explorers ...


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Behind the Name: Finnish Names


LEO m German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Croatian, Late Roman Derived from Latin leo meaning "lion", a cognate of LEON.It was popular among early Christians and was the name of 13 popes, including Saint Leo the Great who asserted the dominance of the Roman bishops (the popes) over all others in the 5th …


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Pip Torrens - IMDb


Pip Torrens, Actor: Pride & Prejudice. Pip Torrens was born on June 2, 1960 in Bromley, Kent, England. He is an actor, known for Pride & Prejudice (2005), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997).


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Tete Jaune Cache – Travel guide at Wikivoyage


Tete Jaune Cache is a village of about 500 people ... a couple of small provincial parks nearby and it's a good spot to see salmon spawning when the Chinook travel up the Fraser River in August. ... living space, a separate bedroom, and a private picnic area with fire pit outdoors. There's also a cast iron wood stove for added warmth and ...


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Judge in Stockton bankruptcy upholds retiree benefit …


Judge in Stockton bankruptcy upholds retiree benefit cuts By Adam Mclean 12 February 2015 On February 4th, Judge Christopher Klein of the United States Bankruptcy Court signed a confirmation order allowing the city of Stockton, California to move forward with its bankruptcy plan of adjustment.


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