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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
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Sweden's Princess Lilian, a former model, dead at 97

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 11 (UPI) -- Princess Lilian of Sweden, a Welsh miner's daughter who was born and raised in Wales, died at her Stockholm home, Villa Solbacken, officials said. She was 97.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
By United Press International

British 'Iliad' expert Logue dead at 85

LONDON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- British poet Christopher Logue, who rewrote the classic "Iliad" into modern English, died at his home in London at the age of 85, his publisher announced.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011.
By United Press International
Bruckheimer producing 'Rommel' movie

Bruckheimer producing 'Rommel' movie

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Disney and Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer are working on a big-screen adaptation of Steven Pressfield's novel "Killing Rommel."

Defense Focus: Weapons evolution -- Part 3

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- When it comes to the evolution of weapons, designers make things bigger when they can't think of anything else to do with them.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Analysis: Nazi mines stop Egypt's oil flow

BERLIN, March 14 (UPI) -- The legacy of Egypt's World War II invasion by Germany hampers the country's access to potentially vast energy resources.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Energy Correspondent

Defense Focus: Betting on tanks -- Part 6

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The history of procurement and upgrades of the M1 Abrams tank over the past 30 years reflects the changing perceptions of the use of tanks by the U.S. Army.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Defense Focus: Betting on tanks -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- It is extraordinary how often the obituary of the Main Battle Tank has been written in modern war over the past 60 years -- and how often it has been proven wrong.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007.
By United Press International

Defense Focus: MBTs still rule

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Main battle tanks are not obsolete in war, so General Dynamics should keep making them.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Rommel link to Holocaust examined

STUTTGART, Germany, May 23 (UPI) -- A German documentary argues that battlefield genius Erwin Rommel and the North African campaign he waged were connected to the Holocaust.
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World War I

World War II

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel ( listen (help·info)) (15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944), popularly known as the Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs, listen (help·info)), was a famous German Field Marshal of World War II.

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