[rollei_list] Re: Rollei Insolvency...
- From: tom rogers <jtomrogers@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: "rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:50:47 -0700
Mexican local gentry also had(have) a taste for German Optics: Got my 3.5 White
Face from a retired Mexican-American wedding photographer.
As to Tejano and other German influenced styles - I prefer hearing it waft
merrily out of pickup truck windows over the angry chest-crushing boom of
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:28:43 -0700
Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Rollei Insolvency...
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.
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