Henry Tudor was fighting Richard III for the thrown. Henry won the battle and became Henry VII and Richard died.
America's hero from the 1920's Charles A. Lindbergh, was part of a number of anti war groups which were against any involvement in WW 2 in Europe. Lucky Lindy was the first man to solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He traveled from an airfield on Long Island NY to Paris. His famous plane is now in the Smithsonian Institute, the Spirit of St. Louis. In the 1930's Lindbergh visited Nazi Germany and received an honorary Iron Cross from Hitler.
GRUNT: a popular nickname for an infantryman in Vietnam; supposedly derived from the sound one made from lifting up his rucksack. Also Ground Pounder or Crunchie.
It's likely that when shoes were first invented, everyone made their own and did not buy them. There may have been some bartering for other clothing or goods.
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