No Anthony, the greatest POW escape was not The Great Escape orchestrated by the Brits at Stalag Luft III in Germany during World War II which was made into a wildly inaccurate yet entertaining movie. Only 76 were involved in that breakout. The greatest POW escape was the Cowra Breakout on Aug. 5, 1944 by Japanese prisoners being held in the remote Australian town of Cowra. That involved 1,104 POWs. All were recaptured except for the 231 killed.
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Princess Leia Twitter Ban — Powerful Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-NY10) has been making divisive comments whose dishonesty we feel literally — yeah, Rachel Maddow we know what the word means — crosses the line to sedition.
OK, all you residents of Chadds Ford, Pa., how do you say “burnt wine” in Dutch? Give up? It’s “brandewijn”. You spell it differently.
Dutch traders visited the Cognac region of France back in the 1500s to buy wine among other things. The wine was hard to preserve for the trip back so they distilled it. They then distilled it again. Burning it in other words. The name for the product was eventually shortened to just “brandy”.