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... Naval Artillery War Badge or the War Badge for Naval Artillery (German Kriegsabzeichen für Marineartillerie) is a German military decoration awarded for service to the crews of Kriegsmarine land-based ... The War Badge is worn on the lower part of the left breast pocket of the naval service tunic, underneath the 1st class Iron Cross, if awarded, or equivalent grade award ... A version of the Naval Artillery War Badge with diamonds was discussed amongst Kriegsmarine leaders, but no regulations were ever established regarding a diamonds version of ...
... independence, there was a parallel build-up of military defences to protect the naval base ... soldiers then present, the Colonial Government allowed it to lapse after the American War of 1812, however, it did raise volunteer units at the end of the Century to form a reserve for the military garrison ... the loss of Britain's ports in thirteen of its former continental colonies after the American War of 1812, Bermuda assumed a new strategic prominence for the Royal Navy ...
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“Stiller ... took part in the Spanish Civil War ... It is not clear what impelled him to this military gesture. Probably many factors were combineda rather romantic Communism, such as was common among bourgeois intellectuals at that time.”
—Max Frisch (19111991)
“The world was a huge ball then, the universe a might harmony of ellipses, everything moved mysteriously, incalculable distances through the ether.
We used to feel the awe of the distant stars upon us. All that led to was the eighty-eight naval guns, ersatz, and the night air-raids over cities. A magnificent spectacle.
After the collapse of the socialist dream, I came to America.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)
“Another success is the post-office, with its educating energy augmented by cheapness and guarded by a certain religious sentiment in mankind; so that the power of a wafer or a drop of wax or gluten to guard a letter, as it flies over sea over land and comes to its address as if a battalion of artillery brought it, I look upon as a fine meter of civilization.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)