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1960: Ambassador to Crailsheim Visits the Alps

John Blair visited the Austrian Alps in 1960 during his ambassadorship to Crailsheim, Germany. Is it me or is he wearing lederhosen?

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1939: Power Is Poison; Dictators are Not Worth It

Dictators, while efficient, are generally not worth it, this 1939 Daily Globe editorial said.

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1939: Athenia Torpedoed

Germany sank the British merchant ship Athenia in 1939; there was a son of a Worthington man on it. Most of the passengers did survive, fortunately.

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1960: East German Police Ban Traffic from West Berlin

The East German police stopped travel into East Berlin in 1960.

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1939: Athenia Disaster Has Local Ties

The Athenia was the first British ship sunk in World War II, on Sept. 3, 1939. A former Worthington man’s son was on it. Most of the passengers were saved.

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1939: War Now a Grim Reality

History repeated itself in 1939 as “the German people are once more led into slaughter by the ambitions of an autocrat,” in this 1939 Daily Globe editorial. Special points for Hitler’s promises to not use any poison gas and not … Continue reading

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1985: German Recipes from Mixing and Musing

Dorthy Rickers, bowing to popular demand, published some German recipes in Mixing and Musing after a trip to Crailsheim in 1985.

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1945: Adrian Man Survives Trip in Nazi Box Car

BY PERRY CARTER DAILY GLOBE ADRIAN — Adrian’s only World War II army medic, Edwin Becker, arrived home Sunday after an absence of two years, the greater part of which time he spent on a European battle front and as … Continue reading

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1945: Local Man Helps Reeducate Nazi POWs

Delbert Martin, former Nobles County Deputy Auditor, helped reeducate Nazi prisoners of war in 1945. Next post at 6 p.m.

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1960: Six Local Residents Leave for Crailsheim

Six local residents left for Germany in 1960.

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