Rudolf Höss, commandant of Auschwitz, after he was treated to some of the medicine the SS delivered to their millions of victims. Rudolf Höss was hanged very near one of his gas chambers after his conviction by a Polish war crimes tribunal.
Hessians were German mercenaries who were hired by the British to fight in the Revolutionary War. Which found it easier to borrow money to pay for their service than to recruit its own soldiers. They took their name from the German state of Hesse-Kassel.
Francis Younghusband British Army officer, explorer and spiritual writer. Travelled in teh Far East and Central Asia. Led the 1904 British expedition to Tibet. President of the Royal Geographical Society. Explored the Karakoram in
Donald Bell played defender for Bradford City and was the first professional footballer to enlist in the British Army. He became a Second Lieutenant and took part in the Somme offensive. He stuffed his pockets with grenades and took out an enemy machine gun post. He earned a Victoria Cross for his heroic effort, the only footballer to earn the commendation. He attempted the feat again five days later on June 10th, 1915, and was killed.
Stamp Act-The British were in debt so the British taxed the colonists on printed materials, the colonists revolted against it. Those that pay the tax receive an official stamp on their documents, making them legal documents.