June 8, 1990 Milan Italy 22 men are guilty of a crime of lèse-majesté that causes a global earthquake and will change the face of Africa forever in the eyes of the world. Their name: The Indomitable Lions. By beating Diego Maradona's Argentina, the reigning world champions, in the opening match of the 1990 World Cup, Cameroon launched the most formidable epic in African sport, with unimaginable socio-political ramifications. From now on, there will be a post-World Cup 90 period, just as there is a post-Berlin Wall period.
I was forcibly enlisted in 1914 and taken to Dakar. We were grouped together and embarked. This is how Abdoulaye Ndiaye told the story of the beginning of his war in 1914-18. Abdoulaye Ndiaye was probably the last Senegalese rifleman of the First World War. He died in 1998 the day before he was to receive the Legion of Honor promised by French President Jacques Chirac.
What kind of life did Jeanne Hugo, the granddaughter of Victor Hugo and last inspiration of her grandfather, lead? The inheritance was heavy to carry Jeanne received it with pride and independence of spirit. From being a rebellious child, she became a woman eager for freedom, an indomitable woman denigrated by her contemporaries who preferred her to be submissive.
Go behind the scenes of the second world war as the people who gave theirs to help fund the war with coal.
I am hoping to get a contact who has relations with Steven Spielberg or Tom Hanks, as this would make a great documentary series based on the different mining camps throughout England in 1944 -19945.Read