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Unsung heroes #3245 - Varian Fry

Varian Mackey Fry (October 15, 1907 – September 13, 1967) was an American journalist. He ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2,000 to 4,000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. 799 more words


What Happened on July 22nd - Deportations of Jews to Treblinka

On July 22, 1942, the systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto begins, as thousands are rounded up daily and transported to a newly constructed concentration/extermination camp at Treblinka, in Poland. 479 more words


Prime Ministerial Dodging

Another interesting exchange in the House of Commons (my emphasis)

Caroline Lucas (Brighton, Pavilion) (Green): The Prime Minister said that the most recent bloodshed in Gaza and Israel had started with the Hamas rocket attacks.

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Selected Posts

This parade of unfathomables. Krakow.

~Matthew Rozell, a history teacher whose project reunited hundreds of Holocaust survivors with the American soldiers who liberated them, takes a backwards journey to the authentic sites of the Holocaust, retracing the path of the survivors who are now his friends.~ 1,084 more words

A Train To Warsaw Book Review: An Intense And Powerful Look At The Holocaust

The Holocaust is such a powerful and overwhelming subject that sometimes, it seems almost impossible to make it human and real.

Gwen Edelman’s new book, … 221 more words