Tag: Resistance

  • ‘Mr. Bates vs the Post Office’ review: Toby Jones leads a resistance

    ‘Mr. Bates vs the Post Office’ review: Toby Jones leads a resistance

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    This Sunday the PBS British-import series “Masterpiece” brings to American audiences the four-part “Mr. Bates vs The Post Office,” which caused a sensation when it was broadcast in January in the U.K. The title suggests something perhaps comical or fluffy — a man can’t get his mail delivered, or the postman keeps tramping through his…

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  • Iran’s Axis of Resistance – The New York Times

    Iran’s Axis of Resistance – The New York Times

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    Its members refer to it as the Axis of Resistance. It is the network of Iran-backed groups across the Middle East dedicated to reducing U.S. influence in the region and ultimately eliminating the state of Israel. The network’s name is a play on former President George W. Bush’s 2002 claim that Iran, Iraq and North…

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  • French Resistance Fighter Goes Public About Execution of German P.O.W.s

    French Resistance Fighter Goes Public About Execution of German P.O.W.s

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    Shortly after D-Day during World War II, French resistance fighters took 47 captured German soldiers to a small wooded area in southwest-central France. In the scorching heat, they forced the soldiers to dig their own graves, shot them dead one by one and buried the bodies, covering the remains with quicklime, according to a witness.…

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