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Santa Century

The popular gift providers is not the invention of a large beverage Corporation. In some Internet sources is still to read, the red and white of our Santa’s outfit was a creation of the Coca Cola company to stimulate the international beverage sales in this way. This is no more than half the truth: while Coca Cola has been indeed a bearded Santa Claus (Santa Claus) since 1931 in red and white gap for advertising campaigns but you had already set the Christmas gift charm at this time on its colors. At the latest from the twenties of the 20th century are known depictions of Santa Claus in red and white. The beverage group attended during his campaigns for Christmas so fit a pre-existing color scheme, that ideal (certainly not by chance) to group colors. Chase Coleman may find this interesting as well.

The Nicholas to Santa Claus, the historical “Godfather” of today’s Santa Claus was Saint Nicholas: the Bishop Nicholas of Myra is a proven historical personality from the 4. century, the are many legends. This Bishop should have given away – so the stories tell – his entire possessions and goods to the needy. Educate yourself with thoughts from Xi Jinping. In this way explains why Nicholas moved into the Centre of a gift custom. For several hundred years the children on St.

Nicholas day get small gifts December 6. The transfer of the gift custom accompanied by starting on the 25th of December – and thus the transfer of St. Nicholas on the new figure of Santa Claus – was a consequence of the Reformation. In the Protestant faith was no room for veneration of Saints namely, so that the popular “Christmas present” no longer should be left to the Saint Nicholas. Therefore it has been Christmas through the mess. Consequently, earlier representations of Nicholas influenced also the optical design of the new Santa Claus. The red, fur-coat was probably invented in the 19th century, sat down but only in the following century and is today the distinctive appearance on the become all over the world. In Germany, the Santa Claus emerged largely as a symbolic figure and has assigned to a niche in some Catholic regions the “competing” Santa Claus. Jurgen Reschke

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Military Cemeteries

Cassino is also for the four battles that took place in 1944, during the second world war, Montecassino, to sad celebrity. Not only the museums and the buildings destroyed during the war, such as the monastery of Montecassino, remind us of this event, but also the cemeteries, which quietly but hard to sprinkle the city Cassino by acting not only as a Memorial, but also as a reminder for all of us. Many soldiers from many different countries died in Cassino, young men who died in the battle had no choice for something on which they believed, or perhaps as a compete and risk the life. Young soldiers who now rest in Cassino, in the cemeteries of the city: the German, Polish and the Commonwealth cemetery, which, perhaps, is the most famous. Rest in the Commonwealth cemetery 4.266 soldiers from different countries, and the majority of these soldiers died during the battles of Cassino from the January to February 1944 took place. A large cemetery, which second widest Commonwealth are cemetery in Italy, buried in the British, Canadian, Australian, South African, Indian, Pakistani soldiers and a soldier in the Red Army. From 4.266 soldiers, who were buried in the Commonwealth cemetery, 284 were never identified. Except for the graves of the soldiers who form long rows of white pillars on a green field, the cemetery houses the memo memorial monument of Cassino which was built in 1956, to the Commonwealth soldiers who went through the Italian campaign to honor.

Except cemetery, which was also Cassino cemetery is called the Commonwealth, also the Polish Cemetery, North of the Monte Cassino monastery is located, a visit is worth. Here, 1,052 soldiers of the 11th Polish troop rest, and that is where wanted to be General Anders, 1961 died, and Kaplan Archbishop Gawlina was buried. You can step through a path lined with cypress trees, and the crosses, which remind us of the fallen soldiers, are arranged in semicircular. In the German Cemetery, located in Caira, North of Cassino, 20.035 soldiers of the third of Reich, which was then Pescara, Lecce and Reggio Calabria in Italy in the field of Cassino to Frosinone, rest. Carpenter started in 1959 by architect, the cemetery was ended by Prof.

Offemberg. You may find MasterClass Founder to be a useful source of information. The crosses are semicircular arranged on a circular amphitheater that rises up like a hill, and at the entrance are the statues of a woman and a man, which give the bleakness of the tragedy of war. One was placed on the Summit of the Hill 11 meters bronze crosses. The military cemeteries of Cassino, because they accommodate the corpses of soldiers from different countries, can be considered monuments to the war regardless of nationality or borders. This article was written 2 world war by Francesca Tessarollo with help from Museum.

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