Sumner Ely Wetmore Kittelle was a rear admiral in the United States Navy and a veteran of the Spanish–American War and World War I. He was the third military Governor of the United States Virgin Islands. Late in life, he became an author and published a book on his family's genealogy. Kittelle was born in New York, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1889. He was awarded the Navy Cross for his service during World War I, as commander of the battleship Georgia of the Atlantic Fleet, he was promoted to rear admiral in 1921 and made Governor of the Virgin Islands, a position he held only until 1922. On becoming governor, he sacked the civilian colonial assembly. In 1927, while a commandant of the 16th Naval District, he exposed a plot by "communists" to destroy a shipyard at Cavite, he retired in 1931. In 1946, Kittelle wrote The Ketel family,: Also; the 1899 Membership Register for The Empire State Society, S. A. R. "SUMNER KITTELLE, RETIRED ADMIRAL." The New York Times, December 30, 1950.
The Rosenberg Brothers Department Store building is located in downtown Albany, Georgia, USA. The three-story brick structure was built in 1924 in an Italianate/Neo-Renaissance Classical Revival style by J. C. Hind and J. T. Murphy. Jacob Rosenberg was a Jewish merchant who leased a store at this prominent corner lot in 1896; the site was owned by the Tift family. Rosenberg had a new department store building constructed on the site in 1923 in a Second Renaissance Revival architecture style, it continued in business until 1978 when a second Rosenberg's location opened within the new, Albany Mall in 1976. Gray Communications bought and renovated the building in 1985 to house the Albany Herald
Arthur Freiherr Giesl von Gieslingen was an Austrian general officer during the First World War. Arthur Giesl von Gieslingen was born in Krakau in 1857, as the son of general Heinrich Karl Giesl von Gieslingen, he was the elder brother of Wladimir Giesl von Gieslingen. After having been educated at the Theresian Military Academy, Giesl von Gieslingen was posted to a regiment of dragoons in 1875. Between 1877-1887 Giesl von Gieslingen worked for the Austrian military intelligence, the Evidenzbureau. In 1887 he became orderly officer to Crown Prince Rudolf. In the Mayerling incident, he was one of the few to see the dead bodies of the Archduke and his mistress Mary Vetsera. In 1891 he became adjudant to Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. In 1898 Giesl von Gieslingen became head of the Evidenzbureau. In 1903 he became commander of a brigade of infantry and he was promoted to major-general. In 1905 he became commandant of the Theresian Military Academy. In 1907 he was promoted to Feldmarschall-Leutnant.
In 1910 he was given command of the 29th infantry division in Theresienstadt. In 1912 Giesl von Gieslingen became commander of the VIII Corps in Prague, where he had as chief of staff an old collaborator of his Evidenzbureau days, colonel Alfred Redl, who in 1913 was unmasked as a Russian spy. In fact Giesl had in 1902 tasked Redl in finding the leak of a copy of the Austro-Hungarian war plans which had turned up in Russian hands. Redl is thought to have leaked the entire Austrian war plans and mobilization schemes, as well as the names of Austrian spies in Russia to the Russian secret service severely hampering the Austrian war effort. On the outbreak of the First World War, Giesl's VIII Corps was posted at the Serbian front. After setbacks against the Serbs Giesl von Gieslingen was retired to the reserve in the rank of general der kavallerie. Recalled to active duty in 1917, he was assigned to the staff of the commander of replacement services until war's end, he died in 1935 in Vienna. Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. was a non-profit organization established on April 27, 1979, by Jan Scruggs, a former Army Infantry in Vietnam. Others veterans joined including, Jack Wheeler, several other graduates of West Point to finance the construction of a memorial to those Americans who served or died during the Vietnam War; the memorial was not designed to make a political statement about the war itself. From this fund came the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, dedicated on Veterans Day, 1982, on the National Mall in Washington, D. C; the Memorial was established by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. the nonprofit, charitable organization incorporated on April 27, 1979. VVMF wanted Vietnam veterans to have a tangible symbol of recognition from the American people. By separating the issue of the service of the individual men and women from the issue of U. S. policy in Vietnam, VVMF hoped to begin a process of national reconciliation. The vision of a Memorial of names flowed from the academic work at American University of Jan Scruggs about which he testified to the US Senate.
The hope was that the Memorial of names would help surviving veterans and the nation to recover from the Vietnam War. Significant initial support came from U. S. Senators Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. and John W. Warner. On Nov. 8, 1979, Sen. Mathias introduced legislation to authorize a site of national park land for the memorial; the first significant financial contributions to launch the national fundraising campaign were raised by Sen. Warner. More than $8,000,000 was raised. Corporations, unions, veterans groups and civic organizations contributed, but most more than 275,000 individual Americans donated the majority of the money needed to build the Memorial. On July 1, 1980, Congress authorized a site of three acres in Constitution Gardens near the Lincoln Memorial. In October of that year, VVMF announced a national design competition open to any U. S. citizen over 18 years of age. By Dec. 29, 1981, there were 2,573 registrants, the competition became the largest of its kind held in the United States.
By the March 31, 1981 deadline, 1,421 design entries had been submitted. All entries were judged anonymously by a jury of eight internationally recognized artists and designers, selected by VVMF. On May 1, 1981, the jury presented its unanimous selection for first prize, accepted and adopted enthusiastically by VVMF; the winning design was the work of Maya Ying Lin of Athens, Ohio, a 21-year-old senior at Yale University. In August 1981, VVMF selected a building company and architecture firm to develop the plans and build Lin's design. Lin became a design consultant to the architect of record. In January 1982, the decision was made to add a flagstaff and sculpture on the Memorial site in order to provide a realistic depiction of three Vietnam servicemen and a symbol of their courage and devotion to their country. On March 11, 1982, the design and plans received final federal approval, work at the site was begun on March 16, 1982. Ground was formally broken on Friday, March 26, 1982. In July 1982, VVMF selected Washington, D.
C. sculptor Frederick Hart to design the sculpture of the servicemen to be placed at the site. The U. S. Commission of Fine Arts unanimously accepted the proposed sculpture and flagstaff. Construction at the site was completed in November 1982; the Memorial was dedicated on Nov. 13, 1982. The Three Servicemen statue was added in 1984; that same year, the Memorial was given as a "gift" to the American people during a ceremony with President Ronald Reagan. In 1993, the Vietnam Women's Memorial by sculptor Glenna Goodacre was added to the Memorial site to represent the heroic work of women who served in the Vietnam War. In 2000, Congress authorized the placement on the Memorial site of a plaque honoring post-war casualties of Vietnam whose names are not eligible for inscription on The Wall. VVMF worked with several organizations and architects to ensure that the plaque is harmonious with the site's other elements; the founders of the memorial set forth to collect several million dollars from private donors.
In its first three years, the VVMF collected more than $8 million from more than 275,000 Americans. In October 1980, the VVMF announced a contest for the design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial would be open to anyone over 18 years of age; the contest was the largest of its kind held in the United States, with over 2,573 contestants, was judged by eight professional artists and architects. The winner of the contest was Maya Ying Lin; the material would be reflective black granite. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund wanted, above all, for the memorial to have a prominent site in a large, park-like area. Subsequently, VVMF set four major criteria for the design: that it be reflective and contemplative in character, that it harmonize with its surroundings the neighboring national memorials, that it contain the names of all who died or remain missing, that it make no political statement about the war. Maya Lin conceived her design as creating a park within a park — a quiet protected place unto itself, yet harmonious with the overall plan of Constitution Gardens.
To achieve this effect she chose polished black granite for the walls. Its mirror-like surface reflects the images of the surrounding trees and monuments; the Memorial's walls point to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, thus bringing the Memorial into the historical context of our country. The names are inscribed in the chronological order of their dates of casualty, showing the war as a series of individual human s
1963 Théâtre des Capucines is the fourth live album by Serge Gainsbourg, released in 2009, featuring a 1963 concert at the Théâtre des Capucines, Paris. It features the same type of minimalist jazz arrangement as Gainsbourg Confidentiel. "Présentation de Serge Gainsbourg" - 0:26 "Les Femmes des uns sous les corps des autres" - 2:26 "Intoxicated Man" - 1:45 "La Recette de l'amour fou" - 1:50 "Ce mortel ennui" - 2:12 "La Javanaise" - 2:22 "Maxim's" - 1:26 "Negative Blues" - 1:47 "L'Amour à la papa" - 2:16 "Dieu, que les hommes sont méchantes" - 1:57 "Personne" - 2:56 Claude Dejacques - artistic production Serge Gainsbourg - vocals Elek Bacsik - electric guitar Michel Gaudry - double bass