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[[File:Operation MARKET-GARDEN - 82.Airborne near Grave.jpg|thumb|right|82nd Airborne drops near Grave, Netherlands]]
[[File:2015 C2E2 Cosplay - Hamburglar (17386316951).jpg|thumb|A fan dressed as the Hamburglar]]
[[Operation Market Garden]] was a battle during World War II. The Allies attempted a war-winning offensive through the Netherlands, across the Rhine River, and into the open country in northern Germany. The operation failed when the Allied armor was delayed and the paratroopers were unable to hold the last bridge.  
The [[Hamburglar]] is a fictional character used in marketing campaigns for McDonald's restaurants. The character was originally introduced as part of the McDonaldland campaign in 1971, aimed at young children. He is also known as Dozer in some parts of the world. The commercials typically followed the same plotline: the Hamburglar steals McDonald's hamburgers, [[Ronald McDonald]] devises a plan to trick him, and everybody gets their hamburgers back. He dresses in a black-and-white hooped shirt and pants, a red cape, and a wide-brimmed hat. Hamburglar was portrayed by actors Frankie Delfino and Tommy Vicini. His vocabulary consisted of nothing other than, "Robble, robble, robble."(on occasions he would say single words along with "robble", such as "Robble robble cheeseburger!"  The voice was originally provided by Howard Morris. Charlie Adler also provided his voice in the 1980s and on the ''Wacky Adventures of Ronald MacDonald'' videos. Although he is a thief, he is still considered a friend of Ronald McDonald and the rest of the McDonaldland gang, who appear to tolerate his kleptomania as an eccentricity.  
 
It has sometimes been called "a bridge too far", which is a bit misleading because the main point of the offensive was to establish a foothold on the German side of the Rhine. Without that last bridge, all the other bridges become much less useful.  In the end, Market Garden liberated some Dutch cities and reduced German V-2 missile attacks, but it also diverted resources from other parts of the front.


==Did you know ...==
==Did you know ...==
* ... that [[space solar power]] is the idea that electricity can be generated by satellites orbiting the Earth using large arrays of solar cells, then beamed to earth using lasers or microwaves?
* ... that a [[calculator watch]] is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?
* ... that a [[capybara]] is a large rodent that lives in South America. They can be up to 150 lbs?
* ... that [[explosives]] often used in war....... condensed energy... blows up.......?
* ... that [[Aeonium]] is a genus including about 35 succulent plant species with unusually glossy, waxy leaves arranged in rosettes?
* ... that [[Heaven on Earth]] is a concept that through craftiness and teamwork, people can make Earth better and more heaven-like?


==About Encyc==
==About Encyc==

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A fan dressed as the Hamburglar

The Hamburglar is a fictional character used in marketing campaigns for McDonald's restaurants. The character was originally introduced as part of the McDonaldland campaign in 1971, aimed at young children. He is also known as Dozer in some parts of the world. The commercials typically followed the same plotline: the Hamburglar steals McDonald's hamburgers, Ronald McDonald devises a plan to trick him, and everybody gets their hamburgers back. He dresses in a black-and-white hooped shirt and pants, a red cape, and a wide-brimmed hat. Hamburglar was portrayed by actors Frankie Delfino and Tommy Vicini. His vocabulary consisted of nothing other than, "Robble, robble, robble."(on occasions he would say single words along with "robble", such as "Robble robble cheeseburger!" The voice was originally provided by Howard Morris. Charlie Adler also provided his voice in the 1980s and on the Wacky Adventures of Ronald MacDonald videos. Although he is a thief, he is still considered a friend of Ronald McDonald and the rest of the McDonaldland gang, who appear to tolerate his kleptomania as an eccentricity.

Did you know ...

  • ... that a calculator watch is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?
  • ... that explosives often used in war....... condensed energy... blows up.......?
  • ... that Heaven on Earth is a concept that through craftiness and teamwork, people can make Earth better and more heaven-like?

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