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In Béziers, 1209, Jean d & 39; Aillon offers us a new episode of the troubadour knight, Guilhem d & 39; Ussel. Jean d & 39; Aillon is interested in the context leading to the crusade against the Albigenses. No wonder then that the action sometimes takes place far from the Cathar country and so much the better, because the author thus gives to read many other facets of this historical period.
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Why do biscuits depict ships?

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Images of War: US Infantry Weapons of the Second World War, Michael Green

Images of War: US Infantry Weapons of the Second World War, Michael GreenImages of War: US Infantry Weapons of the Second World War, Michael GreenThis book covers a wide range of weapons, split into three general categories - individual weapons, crew served weapons and infantry support weapons. The first part looks at weapons including pistols, rifles, sub-machine guns.
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