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Ordinary people. The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized he...

The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.

Prince William of Gloucester, the Queen's cousin, pictured in 1962.

Prince William of Gloucester, the Queen's cousin, pictured in William of Gloucester was just 30 when the Piper Arrow single-engine aircraft he was piloting in an air race crashed, killing him. The current Prince William is named after him.

Sailing Past the Pharaoh's Greatest Site:Egypt's Giza at the Great Pyramids; Nile Cruise past Valley of the Kings and Temples

Sailing Past the Pharaoh's Greatest Site:Egypt's Giza at the Great Pyramids; Nile Cruise past Valley of the Kings and Temples. This is the Cheops Books symbol, the pyramid.

Queen Marie José, was the last Queen of Italy - Her 35-day tenure as queen earned her the affectionate nickname 'the May Queen'

Queen Marie José, was the last Queen of Italy - Her tenure as queen earned her the affectionate nickname 'the May Queen' Pretty isn't she?

Villa Balbianello on Lake Como ~ Lenno, Italy

Villa Balbiano, Lake Como, Italy - A privately owned property protected by high walls, Villa del Balbiano allows its elegant garden to be glimpsed from the large gate, overlooking via Regina road that from the town of Ossuccio leads to Lenno on Lake Como.

Westminster Palace Light and Shadows, London

Palace of Westminster, London. The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Commonly known as the Houses of Parliament after its tenants.

10 Winter Gardening Tips You Should Know

10 Winter Gardening Tips You Should Know - Bubble wrap pots to keep them warm & place where they get eastern or northern sun exposure.

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers. Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog. >> Craziness! I had no idea! Must check these tips out.

Some tips for growing cucumbers. Remember cucumbers are heavy feeders so be sure to feed them often. I use a weak solution of miracle grow or the generic/store brand weekly. Cucumbers need lots of rich soil, lots of manure and heat and water.