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Old 06-14-2011, 09:20 AM   #796
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Originally Posted by matman1972 View Post
Is Helen still there? I heard she was pretty hot!

OK Doug, You got me interested in this piece of battle history. (Ataturk) Got some reading to do.
they say Helen had a face to launch a thousand ships.

I didnt see her, but I saw a girl there whose face would make a freight train take a dirt road.

As far as all the politics from that era/area go, I just share what I learn. Im no scholar, but I like to learn a bit from the places I visit. Sometimes the info is one sided, of course its always best to get both sides, & draw your own conclusion.
I actually got a nasty email last year, from a turkish guy who didnt like what I wrote in a magazine article about the armenian/turkish problems. He said something like 'we are trying to forget about this'
Well, a much smarter man than me , George Santaya said
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.



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