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Manitoba History: If Day 1942
On February 19th 1942 a fake Nazi invasion was staged in Winnipeg to rally support for the war effort and to promote the purchase of Victory bonds.
In front of the Main library, all books relating to liberty, democracy, freedom […] were burned. Reichmarks were given out as change, and were to replace the dollar. One group of Nazis burst into the cafeteria at Great-West Life. Employees were kicked out and some jailed, while the Nazis grabbed all the food.”
Betta fish has a Labyrinth organ, meaning it can breath air from the surface of the water.
When they gulp air from the surface it gets forced into the labyrinth organ. In the labyrinth there are lots of small maze-like compartments of thin boney plates called lamellae.
The lamellae are covered with membranes. Blood passes through the membranes and the oxygen is absorbed into the bloodstream. If a labyrinth fish ends up out of the water it can stay alive for a long time if it stays moist. In fact they can even crawl across land to a different body of water if they have to.” - source
The staff of the Winnipeg Free Press continue to provide local news coverage while on strike.
The ‘genealogy’ of a pencil written in support of freedom (as a free market) and the
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