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Germany, October 9, 1951: A farmer with an ox-drawn cart passes a jeep parked in the shade of a tree during Exercise Combine in the Rhine Valley.
The story is the commandant at the time ran into Mattis while delivering cookies to Marine bases around Washington and Quantico.
The Dutch city of Deventer takes on the air of the England of centuries past Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20-21, as its picturesque Bergkwartier plays host to its annual Dickens Festival.
It’s time for carols on the radio, cards in the mailbox and Christmas shopping. My idea of the best gift for almost anyone on my list is a book. Just ask my family.
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