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COLLECTING Stamps With A Funny Angle …

OH, I LOVE IT! When governments (mostly) were so proud of certain countrymen that they honored them or their deeds with official stamps – and had to pull them back after a while (or destroy what was left of the stock) when it was discovered, that the toothed and glued dignitaries were frauds, flukes or … Weiterlesen »

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HORROR Interesting People … (No. 51)

I tell you: It’s a monster’s story! The story of Vasili Mikhailovich Blokhin (7 January 1895-3 February 1955). A Major-General who served as the chief executioner of the Soviet Union, hand-picked by Stalin in 1926. Blokhin is recorded as having personally executed tens of thousands of prisoners by his own hand. He initially decided on … Weiterlesen »

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