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  • Next to this, at the extreme western point, stood the house of Mr. Gubbins, the commissioner, a strong building, defended with stockades, and having at the angle a battery, called Gubbins 'Battery.

    In Times of Peril

  • We are led by people like Lucy Gubbins, an atheist who co-founded the University of Oregon's Alliance of Happy Atheists, who is working to both create secular community and identify opportunities for collaboration with the religious.

    Chris Stedman: 'Evangelical Atheists:' Pushing For What?

  • Gubbins and those like her are more concerned with these positive efforts than with striving to de-convert the religious.

    Chris Stedman: 'Evangelical Atheists:' Pushing For What?

  • The Alliance of Happy Atheists at the University of Oregon even puts on an annual formal dance for its members Gubbins, 2010.

    Chris Stedman: Nontheistic Students On Campus: Understanding And Accommodating Them

  • Darren Gubbins/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Vehicles are crushed by a collapsed road at a car park in Yabuki, Japan.

    Strong Earthquake Strikes Japan

  • When he later learned that Maclean wanted to make his OSS officers in Yugoslavia subjects of the crown, Donovan angrily informed Gubbins that the deal was off.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • A war-seasoned officer and resourceful guerrilla organizer, Gubbins had just replaced Hambro as the head of the Special Operations Executive.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Overlord was the ultimate vindication for Colin Gubbins and SOE.

    Shadow Knights

  • But as Allied politicians turned their attention to the postwar world, Gubbins found himself dousing many of the flames SOE had lit.

    Shadow Knights

  • Some months later, Gubbins went to Italy and spent the day looking at graves, fruitlessly hoping to find a trace of his son.

    Shadow Knights

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