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Nicholas Winton honoured by Czechs for saving children from Nazis

October 28, 2014

A British man who saved 669 children, most of them Jews, from the Nazis has been awarded the Czech Republic’s highest state honour. 204 more words


this day in history: Czechoslovakia Gains Independence (1918)

Czechoslovakia Gains Independence (1918)

With the end of World War I came the dissolution of Austria-Hungary. Its Czech and Slovak-speaking territories—Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, and part of Silesia—formed… 51 more words

George T. Chronis on tour: Sudetenland


Author George T. Chronis

will be on Tour

December 2-11, 2014



Release date: September 30, 2014

Hardbound Equivalent = 600 pages… 368 more words

Historical Fiction

Bon Anniversaire, Vlado!

This is my early birthday gift to Vlado, who was born 23 November 1920. Above is a special birthday drawing from Vlado’s father, one of my favorites, showing the United Nations building rising above the clouds. 278 more words

United Nations

The Thin Wall by R. Cyril West

R. Cyril West was in elementary school during the Vietnam War. His novel, The Thin Wall (Molon Labe Books, 336 pp., $12.95, paper; $2.99, Kindle), takes place at the height of the war in 1968. 444 more words