Friday, September 29, 2006

Historical Footnotes

RUSSIA     Empress Maria Fyodorovna, mother of the communist-executed Nicholas II, was reburied in St Petersburg.     Pictures     Background
In fact, the last time she lived in Russia, it was called Russia.

GERMANY    A mass grave in Germany contained the bones of 20 children and five adults.   The children ranged from 1 to 7 years old.   They are believed to be victims of the Nazi euthanasia program aimed at the handicapped.

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