Short for Sicherheltsdienst, or Security Service, was the intelligence-gathering wing of the SS in Nazi Germany.
Fact of the Day
Paris society was rocked by scandal in 1787, when Madame Vigée Le Brun painted herself with a wide smile on her face.
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"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