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Alexandre Dumas, pronounced: [a.lɛk.sɑ̃dʁ dy.ma], born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie ([dy.ma da.vi də pa.jət.ʁi]) (24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870) was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne were originally serialized. He also wrote plays and magazine…

Alexandre Dumas, pronounced: [a.lɛk.sɑ̃dʁ dy.ma], born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie ([dy.ma da.vi də pa.jət.ʁi]) (24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870) was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne were originally serialized. He also wrote plays and magazine…

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Salvador Dali & his pet antbear make one epic picture.

Dorie "Dorie" Miller.   He was a cook on the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor. When the Japanese attacked he began carrying the wounded to safety under heavy gun fire, including the captain (who refused his aid and died at his post). He then manned a Browning .50 caliber anti-aircraft machine gun, though he had no training, and began shooting at the Japanese bombers. He was the first black man to be awarded the Navy Cross. He was never promoted beyond the mess hall, and died in battle in…

Dorie "Dorie" Miller. He was a cook on the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor. When the Japanese attacked he began carrying the wounded to safety under heavy gun fire, including the captain (who refused his aid and died at his post). He then manned a Browning .50 caliber anti-aircraft machine gun, though he had no training, and began shooting at the Japanese bombers. He was the first black man to be awarded the Navy Cross. He was never promoted beyond the mess hall, and died in battle in…