Quotations showing three different interpretations of the Bible: There is general agreement within most Christian denominations about what the Bible says. However, there are major differences about how to interpret the Bible.
Millions took part in the fighting, and sadly, millions died. Unsurprisingly, there are lots of amazing stories from the conflict, though some are more well known than others. New stories surface constantly, such as the recently uncovered encounter of Charlie Brown and Franz Stigler. Here are 10 stories that are less well known but no less amazing.
As they approached the village of Soham in Cambridgeshire, Benjamin realized that the wagon coupled directly behind the locomotive was on fire. He stopped the train, and James came down from the footplate to uncouple the blazing wagon.
Only meters ft from the station in Soham, they attempted to ditch the wagon in the open countryside before the bombs exploded.
They failed, and seven minutes after Benjamin originally saw the fire, the wagon exploded. Despite the crater the explosion created that was 6 meters 20 ft deep, the track was up and running again by that evening. Both Benjamin and James were awarded the George Cross, the highest award for non-combat bravery in the British and Commonwealth.
Their actions are commemorated with two different plaques in Soham. Gaius Cornelius After the disastrous campaign in France inthe remnants of the British Expeditionary Force and the Free French Forces found themselves critically short of vehicles, ammunition, and other equipment.
This led to the formation of the well-known Home Guard, but Winston Churchill also ordered the creation of a secret, underground army that was known simply as the Auxiliary Units.
They remained secret until the s. Its 3, members were recruited mainly from the civilian population and trained in a variety of tasks, including stealth killing, explosives, unarmed combat, and sabotage.
To avoid suspicion, they were assigned to Home Guard units. Despite the shortage, they were equipped with the best weapons availableincluding Thompson submachine guns and PIAT anti-tank rockets. They were also given silenced pistols and rifles, sticky bombs, and single-shot cartridges that could penetrate steel at almost meters over ft.
Their operation bases were built 4. In the event of an invasion, the plan was to attack German communication lines, railways, airfields, fuel and supply dumps, and senior German officers. Perhaps most chillingly of all, they had orders to kill any British person collaborating with the occupying German forces.
One advantage of the units was that the German army would not expect organized resistance so soon after an invasion. The fatality of such a mission was certain, but luckily, the Auxiliary Units never went into action, although many of its men joined other units after it disbanded.
Now down to 13 planes, Group Captain Charles Pickard carried on with the raid. They went on to demolish the blocks where German officers were standing guard, many of whom were killed or wounded.
Two Mosquitos also attacked the nearby train station, buying the prisoners time while the German garrison was distracted.
Only two aircraft were lost in the attack, including the one flown by Pickard. While prisoners escaped, were killed in the raid and another were captured.Two Stories Tech lead, News I want to tell you two stories from my career which I think are classic illustrations of the difference between tech companies that .
There are two seperate versions of the flood story in the Bible, one in which God is called Yahweh, and the other in which God is called Elohim. It is a little known fact that famous stories in the Bible that we think we know are actually just one version of events.
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