On January 20, 1942, a vague meeting occurred in a Berlin suburb that is now often seen as where the “Final Solution” was planned. The meeting consisted of the most notorious individuals: Adolf Eichmann, Reinhard Heydrich, Roland Freisler, and so forth. 432 more words
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L. A. Marzulli
Warning: This article contains images and descriptions of extreme violence.
Islamic State militants drove 600 Shia, Christian, and Yazidi male prisoners into the middle of the desert, lined them up along the edge of a ravine, and executed them at point blank range, according to a 1,066 more words
I always check my blog stats every morning to see which of my blog posts are getting the most hits. This morning, I was surprised to see that… 438 more words
I don’t remember hearing about Nicholas Winton until today. From Roger Cohen’s opinion piece in today’s New York Times (www.nytimes.com/2014/10/31/opinion/roger-cohen-the-discretion-of-nicholas-winton.html) I read this:
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At the age of 105, Sir Nicholas Winton is still inclined toward self-effacement.