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By Paul-André Linteau

This publication tells the interesting tale of Montreal, Canada, from prehistoric time during the twenty first century. From the Iroquoian group of Hochelaga to the bustling monetary city that Montreal has turn into, this account describes the social, financial, political, and cultural forces and developments that experience pushed the city’s improvement, laying off gentle at the city's French, British, and American affects. Outlining Montreal's diversified ethnic and cultural origins and its strategic geographical place, this full of life account indicates how a small missionary colony based in 1642 constructed right into a major monetary urban and cultural heart, the thriving cosmopolitan hub of French-speaking North the USA.

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As the selection process continued, every other day another recruit would disappear. Rumour had it in camp that anyone who failed any of the tests would get his own clothes back and a train ticket to any destination he wanted. They would drive him to the train station, give him some money and he could wave `Adieu' as his career in the Foreign Legion ended. Even if the recruit was wanted by Interpol and/or a police force in any country in the world, he was never handed over to them. If he was considered unfit to serve in the Legion, they would simply let him go free.

It was evening when Paszkowski arrived at Latina refugee camp.

The three young men went downtown with the priest's blessing. Paszkowski, however, wasn't enthusiastic about sightseeing. Having been in jail for two years now, the first thing he wanted was a woman. He'd seen much pornographic material in jail and constantly read about the loose sex life of the Germans in the papers. He wanted a taste of it. In addition to the 100 marks Father Galinski had given him, he had some of his illegally earned money from prison. "Forget about the museums you guys. Take me to a brothel - a good one", he told his companions, who had no problem finding one quickly.

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