[rollei_list] Re: Rollei Insolvency...

  • From: "rocketmanpm ." <petermattei@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:28:43 -0700

Good one, John! I had no idea. Here along the US southern border our
vestigial German curse is the hand organ and brass instruments introduced
by German railroad engineers to the Mexican local gentry.

On 24 April 2015 at 22:22, John Lehman <johnfromalaska@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Apr 24, 2015, at 10:09 PM, "rocketmanpm ." <petermattei@xxxxxxxxx>

I was wondering from whom the Chinese Army learned their march-step!

You may have meant this facetiously, but during the Weimar Republic, the
Chinese Nationalists hired unemployed Prussian officers (from generals on
down) to train their army, so that is the source. The university where I
teach in China was founded by the German government in 1907.


John Lehman
+1 (503) 465-4347





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