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Romani Language and Culture

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Classic gypsies, more properly referred to as Romany or Romani people, are those who trace their origins to the extreme north of the Indian Subcontinent and eastern Persia.
In Nazi racial ideology, the Gypsies (Romani) were right up there with Jews as sub-human beasts. The Nazis sought to exterminate them, and many of them were massacred or sent to the death camps.
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They weren't treated humanely, or even humanly; that is the whole point. According to Nazi ideas, Jews, Gypsies and various others were "untermenschen", that is sub-human. Thus, according to the Nazis, those people could be eliminated. Simply kill them all so that Germans can have their land. It was…
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Six million Jews During the Holocaust there were many cultures that were focused on. Much of the list is as follows: Jews, Gypsies, Homosexuals,..etc. _____ Note the holocaust was directed against peoples (races), not cultures. Many German Jews, for example, were culturally German. Incidenta…
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They were accused of stealing from people.
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Answer Many viewed Gypsies to be 'asocial' as they mostly kept to themselves from country to country not adapting to any particular culture. This mostly resulted in Gypsies being segregated from the rest of the population. The Nazis viewed Gypsies to be inferior as well as racially inferior. In c…
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Hilter wanted to make a purified Germany, and according to his doctrine Romani were not "pure." Hitler did not like the Gypsies and he thought they were an "untouchable" race. Hitler also wanted to kill them because the Gypsies (Roma and Sinti) spoke their own languages, had their own culture, and …
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In terms of the holocaust, their blood was seen as "dirty," just as any darker, swarthy ethnic group was viewed. They were unlike the "pure" fair-skinned Aryan race, and therefore persecuted in order to keep their bloodlines and influence out of German culture. ___ Actually, the gypsies migrat…
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incorrect answer: Answer Much like the Jews. First they were excluded from many daily routines and eventually rounded up, put into camps and executed. Answer They too were locked up and killed. correct answer: Homosexuals were not targeted by the Nazis specifically. In fact, several of the Nazi Par…
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It was an extension of their concept of racial superiority and racial purity. ____ Oddly enough, the Romani ('gypsies') had a better claim to be genuine Aryans than any other group in Europe, and some of the leading Nazis knew it. However, the Nazis believed in all the usual clichés about 'gypsi…
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Same as the Jews, the gypsies were considered far inferior to ideal and useless as people. The numbers are unclear since the Roma did not keep written records but it is estimated that close to a million Rom were slaughtered in the camps. This represents 80 to 90 Percent of the Rom population in Eas…
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The people known as the Roma (they prefer that word over the derogatory "Gypsy") suffered between 500,000 and 600.000 deaths at the hands of the Nazis in World War II. Most of those were at Auschwitz. _________________ They most certainly do not prefer to be called 'Roma'. The Roma were one tribe p…
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It is common, especially in the American Traditional style of tattooing, to tattoo beautiful Gypsy faces. The symbolism behind these tattoos is that the Gypsy's face or their crystal ball are representative of looking toward the future, and not living in the past.
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answer 2gypsys symbolize alot of different stuff . they mean good luck . or they mean something spiritual . i myself am getting a gypsy but it means something very special too me just because it has one meaning doesnt mean that's exactly what its for it can represent w.e u want it too  a tatto…
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No, unfortunately. While there are certain things in life that are unexplainable gypsy tears is not known to prevent AIDS, but learning about sexually transmitted diseases before deciding to have a sexual relationship is a wise move. So: use condoms when having sex don't share needles to inject…
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We do not have a worldwide leader. We have Elders within their respective Clans and some Clans are allied. There are some who are well known but that really is about it. There is no "king" or "queen". Think about a populace that is organized by Nations and Clans within it and is worldwide. Try to…
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The melody is a woodwind, probably a recorder or whistle along with a fiddle. The background buzz is a hurdy gurdy. I also hear a tambourine. If you like this kind of music, listen to the band called Wolgemut, a German loud band that plays early and medieval music, often at Renaissance Fairs. Also l…
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yes, or alternatively they suffered their own attempted genocide.
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Hitler hated just about every culture. Because he lived next to gypsies and they shot his dog
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No. The moths fly into the branches to lay eggs, which remain all winter. The caterpillars hatch in spring and are already up the tree ready to eat your leaves.Additional information: The caterpillars however do migrate down the tree nightly to hide and return up to feed, or hatch from egg masses la…
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something NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO PIKEY PIKEY PIKEY PIKEY MUSIC LIKE WILLIAM DRAKE.
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The term "gypsy" has several overlapping meanings. Initially the word was used to refer to the Romani people, who first appeared in England around the beginning of the 16th century. Although in certain contexts the word is still used to describe the Romani, it also describes those in English-speaki…
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Search online, for various Romani websites, & they should provide you with info.
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Yugoslavia does not exist anymore. Gypsies, or Roma people, that live or have lived on the territory of ex-Yugoslavia cover the entire spectrum of human condition - some are highly educated, some are show-business legends, some are rich entrepreneurs, some live in the slums, and some are somewhere i…
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Typically, the dead gypsy tattoo is meant to symbolize the passing of a close friend or relative. Gypsy tattoos in general symbolize different things to different people. For many, a gypsy tattoo represents freedom or travel.
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Gypsies are a tribe of Indian people from the Punjab and Rajasthan region, who migrated to Europe a few centuries ago. The still keep the Indian culture and music alive in every country they go in their style of playing, dancing and singing. At one time it was mistakenly thought they were of Egypti…
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Under Nazi Germany, anyone who didn't fit into the social normality's of society was targeted and sent to concentration camps. This included Jews, homosexuals, communists, those with disabilities and gypsies. The main reason was because these groups were easy targets. They were easy to identify, wer…
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Answer Certainly during WW-2 it was apparent when Germany consigned them to exedution camps, As an ethnic group that claims no homeland, has a history draped in myth and mystery, even their name is a mistake as "gypsy" is now a generic term for the Romani ... they are a race looked over by …
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Warlock is actually a derogatory term for witches, who are both male and female. some but not all witches are witches by religion, Wicca, or the Craft.Witches are permitted to do no harm in their magyk, but are still stereotyped badly as dark evil-doers in the eyes of the church.Misinformed people o…
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I believe it means "love". "Love" in Romani is kom. Voliv is Gaelic, not Romani.
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You can't find a gypsy if they don't want to be found. Try looking around for some web communities. In this modern age there are bound to be some that keep track of each other via the internet.
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The marime laws... Loosely translated, that is "unclean". However, that is very loosely translated. The marime laws run every aspect of traditional Romani life. Violating one of them gets you anywhere from punishment to expulsion from your Clan. I am not going to go into a list of the marime laws.…
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"Gypsy costume"? Well, if you are me, you dress in every day clothes. That is because I am a Gypsy, as in Romani. If I am in a t-shirt and jeans I am dressed like a "Gypsy". I suppose if you wish to put together a good costume go to Google and look for archival photography of "Gypsy" or "Romani". …
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Because Himmler had a thing for them.
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I'd say not for kids under the age of 8 due to the whole stripping angle. Nothing is too explicit but I wouldn't encourage young kids to see it.
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In the United States there are bands of crooks and con-artists referred to as Irish Travellers or Gypsies. Answer Roma which means 'man', it is not to be confused with the words like Rome or Roumania, as both these words are from Latin. The word 'Roma' is what the Gypsies call themselves &…
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'Vesh' is Angloromani for 'forest', 'juk' is Angloromani for 'dog'. Thus, 'forest dog', which in the context I first saw the term (see my comments on the discussion page)would suggest a stray or outcast from a gypsy tribe or family. It might possibly have the connotation of 'half-breed', but that is…
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Probably because they werent of the Aryan race or German.It is a myth that Hitler just tried to kill the Jews he tried to destroy all forms of what he felt were undesriable people disabled Gypsy gay criminal and unfortunatley he didnt like anybody from Eastern Europe either and therefore the Romani …
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Romanian vs. Romani Romanians are the descendants of the Dacians, a tribe that lived in the area when the Romans took it as the province of Dacia. Ethnic Roma (Gypsies) are descendants of Indo-Aryans that migrated west from the Indian subcontinent into Europe and the Middle East. Currently, it is…
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In the American Traditional tattoo style, a portrait of a Gypsy's head is common subject matter. The Gypsy portrait symbolizes living in the present and looking forward.
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Most estimates are in the range 220,000-500,000 but some are higher. Until the 1990s there was relatively little research on the subject.
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Following the name of this song... I think it was Borat Sagdiyev who sang the song! ;)The one I know, chorus goes my gypsy road can't take me home, is by Cinderella.
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Gypsy is a term to describe a specific ethnic group. Most widely known gypsies are the Romani clan and the Scottish Travelers in Europe.
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There was - and still is - a lot of prejudice against gypsies in Europe. In parts of the Balkans they used to be slaves ... Hitler hated all the traditional "outsider" groups.
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So Elie would not seek vengence upon him.
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he didn't the Gypsies were more of Himmler's project, the interesting thing is that he played favourites and only persecuted certain types of gypsy
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Yes, it's a tattoo of a gypsy woman.
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Mostly in trailer parks, Look for A nice travel trailer and A nice late model (new) truck, with tools in it. The truck will likely have out of state tags, Probably from Oklahoma or Arkansas, If you want to see if they are Gypsy, Ask Them where 'Spiro' is, does not sound like speero, sounds like it i…
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They were persecuted by the Nazis.
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It is just part of our history, we have always moved from place to place. We become uncomfortable and anxious if we are forced to stay in one place for too long.
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they take are land sell us tarmak and yoiu are dump cuz you cant spell gipo u gipo and they try to sell us pegs and things like that :)
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a Lot of Gypsies where shot on site for just being Gypsies others where sentto concentration camps and like the Jews murdered,a very good film of gypsies in ww2 is ( when the violin stops playing )
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In Irish it's "grá amháin"
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My best friend is Gypsy. Their cuisine is typically very spicy and often accompanied by bread. There are a few dishes that I love but do not know how to spell so I will them spell phonetically and hope for the best. Chilimoni - a dipping sauce made from charred plum tomatoes, jalapenos and garlic…
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Because all of them were perceived as threatening Hilter's Third Reich and because they were considered communtists, which Hitler hated.
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Concentration Camp
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I understand he was a saxophonist with the Mantovani Orchestra.He composed at least Gyspy Carnival and Romanian Songs and Dances, both for violin and piano, the carnival arranged by Mantovani for his orchestra.Jack Maguirewww.jackmaguire.co.uk
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Romani being the descendants of Judas Iscariot is just one of the myths about them. Another is they were the descendents of Cain, who slew his brother, Abel. In actuality, the Roma are believed to have originated in India. They traditionally have led a nomadic lifestyle. The Romani people were victi…
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They wanted Cheese
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Gypsies are nomadic people, we never stay in one area for very long. Some now days will live in houses, apartments, etc.. Some still live in vardo (sort of like trailers), in tents etc..
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Some believe that many gypsies were witches because of the ways of the gypsy. This has no proof yet. The Romany (gypsies) would take great offense at being call witches. Fortunetellers yes, witches no. Romany, Romani, Gypsy or Gipsy is the language of the ROMANI (ROMANI is the people that is divi…
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Hitler killed himself in 1945 at the age of 56.
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At the time that Hitler's Germany invaded Poland in September of 1939, the 'PM' (or, Prime Minister) of Great Britain was Neville Chamberlain. Chamberlain would remain in office only until the next spring (May), when Winston Churchill would take over.
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Many live in caravans and like traveling form place to place.
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During (and even prior) to World War II, Hitler and his Nazi associates were bent on the destruction of the Jews for a wide variety of reasons, all of which pointed to Jews as dangerous, diseased, or worthless, among other supposed negatives. The historical record is quite arguably clear, however, t…
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The holocaust was a period of time in which Jewish people in Germany were persecuted. The Jewish people worked in concentration camps to provide uniforms to the SS among other things. People were killed in the gas chamber, as well as through medical experimentation.
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Answer Akhal-Teke ~BubblyBubbles~ From Cremello and Brown server.
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There is no such language as Yugoslavian. Please specify: Bosnian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, or Slovene
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Sister is edra Blood sister is she'enedra
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The gypsy skull tattoo can represent the loss of a loved one. The gypsy tattoo does hold a high level of symbolic importance to the women and men over the world.
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There are Gypsies in many countries around the world, where they usually live all their lives. They are a traveling people, but many now reside in permanent homes. There are very few gypsy caravans (Vardies) presently, and for those who exist, most have cars or motor homes.
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Why did who kill which Jews .
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Gypsy mushrooms do not grow in tundra's. They prefer temperate climates and all mushrooms require moisture in order for them to grow.
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Heinrich Himmler wrote a circular upon the "Gypsy Nuisance". Here is a link to a translated version of Himmler's words (I am not certain if it is a translation or a paraphrase): http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/circular.html It was part of the inclusion of Gypsies (Romani and …
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He had a wife, but no time for children, since the couple killed themselves within a couple of hours after their wedding.
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You mean Hitler. Mainly known for starting World War 2 which lead to the death of some 200 million people of which about 6 million where Jewish.
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A person from Romania
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That's quite a tough question! Simply put, most avid Bible scholars reasoned incorrectly that the people of Israel were guilty of killing Jesus Christ and promoted hatred towards this particular ethnic group of people; however, if we were to read search the Scriptures, we'll soon discover that Jesus…
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First, it should be noted that the lyrics to this song were not written by a "gypsy" (a member of the Roma community), but they do describe the cycle of poverty, and the will to survive despite the limitations often forced upon marginalized communities like the Gypsies. The song also notes the irony…
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Firstly, the proper word is "Romani". Usually when someone uses the word "Gypsy" they mean Romani. Some people call themsleves manouche, sinti, santo, and dom. Before there were two groups of gypsys, the Domari and the Romani, some spread around Europe, some around Asia, so that's why we are around…
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About 3.7 million Jews died in extermination camps and a further 2 million in mass open shootings and starvation, especially in ghettos. About 220,000 Roma/Sinti (gypsies) were slaughtered in camps. 60% of all Soviet prisoners of war in German hands were killed or died of starvation or ill treatmen…
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because he doesnt want him to worry..
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Gypsies were killed in WWII by the German Nazis. They were killed because the Nazis considered them inferior to all the other people. They had the inferior people, such as gypsies, homosexuals, and the handicapped executed in concentration camps. They were executed through gas chambers, firing squad…
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Because The Nazi killed Jews, homosexuals and of coarse Gypsies. They had no choice if they wanted to get killed or not!!! They were also not German!!!! Because they were classed as undesirables ________ Because the gypsies were thought of as nothing but beggars, and Hitler thought their reputati…
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He didn't. A number of other groups also attracted his attention.
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They come from India although they moved to lots of different countries.
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you can see them when they spawn from rocks
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Yes. along with many other people like blacks.
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Gypsy Vanners typically do not require anything special supplement wise. It would be best to have a veterinarian pull blood and look for any deficiencies in the diet before adding in anything that could become toxic in high levels.
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Gypsies are not any lost tribe of Judaism. The Gypsies are of Rumanian extraction, coming from the European countries. All lost tribes that have been found (and there are many) all share a common set of traits which include honesty, fair play, and traditional cultures. Gypsies and travelers do not s…
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A lion watches over the person in the painting. 'Sleeping Gypsy', 1897. The painting is quite large at 6 feet 7 inches by 4 feet 3 inches.
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A curse placed upon a person or object by someone of Gypsy origin.
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look in google images and type in Gypsy Vanner.
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These are some of the outlaw bikie gangs as well as some others, but cant identify all of them sorry. Hope this helps Black Ulans - Coffin Cheaters - Gypsy Jokers - Fourth Reich - Finks - Comancheros - Highway 61 - Life & Death - Gladiators - Bandidos - Rebels - Hells Angels - Satans Soldiers -…
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