A group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person.
Fact of the Day
American president Franklin D. Roosevelt claimed to be descended from William the Conqueror.
Quote of the Day
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. "
~ Martin Luther King
On This Day
1915 The German army used chlorine gas in a large-scale attack for the first time during the Second Battle of Ypres. The weapon was developed by the forerunner of IG Farben.
1945 In his Berlin bunker, Adolf Hitler admitted Germany could lose the Second World War and said suicide was his only option.