Still the network survived under the guidance of Dédée’s father, Frédéric de Jongh, now hiding in Paris, and “Franco,” a young Belgian army captain whose real name was Jean-François Nothomb. But in May 1943, Jacques Désoubrie, a Belgian collaborator with the Nazis, joined the Comet Line as a volunteer guide from Brussels to Paris. He used the pseudonym Jean Masson. Dédée’s father met with him and approved of him. In June, “Masson” set up the arrest of dozens of members of the Comet Line who were picked up in both Brussels and Paris. Among them was Frédéric de Jongh, tortured and, some months later, executed by firing squad. … [Read more...] about Angels of the Resistance (and a Serial Killer) in Nazi-Occupied Paris
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YearInterest RatePrinciple Reduction19997.44%$54,49720008.05%$45,21420016.97%$48,14620026.54%$54,27820035.83%$58,51520045.84%$66,66320055.87%$72,51420066.41%$63,37820076.34%$56,12620086.03%$50,99320095.04%$48,25620104.69%$44,33420114.45%$38,52920123.66%$39,78120133.98%$29,57820144.17%$24,29020153.85%$19,93120163.65%$14,67320173.99%$9,79220184.54%$4,42120193.94%$0Total Equity from Appreciation and Principle Reduction The combination of appreciation and principle reduction has favored buyers who bought 20 years ago. The ability for buyers to ride out the dips in the market has really paid off for them in the long run. As the saying goes, "Buy Low and Sell High," buyers who bought 20 years ago will do VERY well in today's seller's market, perhaps choosing to downsize into a smaller home with less maintenance. For those that have not bought yet, potential buyers can take advantage of today's low interest rates to build equity faster while holding out for future appreciation. With the … [Read more...] about [TOP WINNERS] How Much Has Your Columbia Home Appreciated?
— Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on holiday in the east Mediterranean island nation. Tourism directly accounts for 13% of Cyprus’ economy. The country expects to lose this year as much as 70% of 2.6-billion euros in tourism-generated revenue. … [Read more...] about Roam close to home: Europe’s tourists play safe in pandemic
The country’s health ministry says all data on the app, called ″Apturi Covid,″ Latvian for “Stop Covid,” is encrypted and stored directly on the device. It won’t be accessible to the phone owner or other users of the app that is voluntary to use. … [Read more...] about The Latest: Spain to offer families minimum monthly income