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The Editor With The Degree In Modern German History

I’m Frank Andorka, and I’m the proprietor of this here blog. The name of the blog is accurate — I’m old, I’m grumpy and I’ve been a writer and editor for 32 years. 479 more words


Artist: Emil Nolde 1867 - 1956

Emil Nolde’s art studio in Berlin, with his archive of prints, was destroyed by bombs during World War II in 1944.  Emil was 77 years old.   204 more words


Post 33: The start of the History of Germany Podcast

Just a quick note here. I had previous written a post on the History of Alchemy podcast by Travis Dow and Pete Collman, two americans based in the Czech Republic who had also worked on a show on Bohemian life. 312 more words


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What do you know about Germany? I admit, as well versed as I am on other kinds of history (American, environmental, Byzantine, etc.) I don't know nearly as much about German history as I should. This great podcast aims to change that. Podcasts have become a very powerful history-teaching tool, and they're especially well suited for this sort of thing, so I highly recommend this one! Interesting stuff done in a very entertaining manner. historic germany

Communist pamphlet on the Berlin Wall

On 13 August 1961, the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) started building what became known as the Berlin Wall. This sudden development in the Soviet bloc caused Communist Parties around the world to come up with arguments to support this move by the GDR. 41 more words

Contemporary History

Two Lives by Vikram Seth – Book Review

I have done a lot of reading lately and so you will see a lot of book reviews. I love to spend time at the book shops especially while I’m at the airport and I always end up buying a new book. 438 more words

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On this day: the Hindenburg in 1936

The German airship Hindenburg floats past the Empire State Building over Manhattan, on the 8th of August, 1936, en route to Lakehurst, New Jersey, from Germany. 9 more words