The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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After the German attack of May 1940 in World War II, Paul Reynaud, then head of
the government, named Pe- tain vice premier, and on June 16, at the age of 84,
Marshal Petain was asked to form a new ministry. Seeing the French Army ...
Twelve years in Germany had made Pacelli fluent in German and had given him
great love for the Germans. A tireless and methodical worker, he admired such
virtues in the Germans and had many German helpers in the Vatican. But his
The unification of Germany under Prussia during the second half of the 19th
century, culminating in the establishment of the German Empire in January 1871,
was Establish- followed by the creation of a German postal service in ment of the
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