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#second world war

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The dramatic wish of Romanians at the end of the Second World War was to be occupied by the Americans and not by the Russians.


Traian Basescu


#end #occupied #russians #second #second world war

The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements - liberty, peace and prosperity - as a given.


Jan Peter Balkenende


#disappearing #europe #generation #generations #given

During the Second World War, evacuated to non-Jewish households, I encountered Christianity at home and in school.


Lionel Blue


#during #encountered #home #households #i

After the Second World War, I returned to California to study composition with Darius Milhaud, who wrote wonderful works like 'Le Boeuf sur le Toit' and 'La Cretion du Monde.' I especially enjoy his work for two pianos, 'Scaramouche.'


Dave Brubeck


#california #composition #enjoy #especially #his

Suicidal violence is not the exclusive property of the Muslim world. Suicide bombings were a tactic of nationalist struggles in 19th-century Europe and Russia, the far east during the second world war and the Vietnam war, and in modern Sri Lanka.


James Buchan


#bombings #during #east #europe #exclusive

I think I'm just someone that just tries to get by. I'm kind of - if it was during the Second World War, I'd be a black marketeer, I think.


Craig Ferguson


#during #get #i #i think #just

My mother learned that she was carrying me at about the same time the Second World War was declared; with the family talent for magic realism, she once told me she had been to the doctor's on the very day.


Angela Carter


#been #carrying #day #declared #doctor

Under the ominous shadow which the second World War and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world, peace has become as essential to civilized existence as the air we breathe is to life itself.


Cordell Hull


#attendant #become #breathe #cast #circumstances

What have we achieved since the end of the Second World War? We have allowed petty, bourgeois regimes in which everything is average, mediocre.


Tahar Ben Jelloun


#allowed #average #bourgeois #end #everything

The '54 World Cup was the first time the people got the recognition back after the second World War and felt like they are proud of something you know it brought people back together and you know now we can keep our heads up again.


Jurgen Klinsmann


#again #back #brought #cup #felt






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