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The King of Indiscretion?

Erich Salomon, Carnaval de Munich, 1925 (411.1983)

Erich Salomon, Queen Wilhelmina, Princess Juliana and Prince Bernard, Amsterdam, 1938 (409.1983)

Erich Salomon, Dutch Deputies looking at Erich Salomon’s book “Famous Contemporaries During Unguarded Moments,” The Hague… 519 more words

Fans In A Flashbulb

Leaving Hagia Sophia: Istanbul before World War II

Written by Beth Bayley, Byzantine Archives Assistant

All the talk about the Monuments Men and the role that Dumbarton Oaks played in World War II (as illustrated in our blog post about… 2,112 more words

Robert Van Nice

China seizes Japanese ship for "failure to return ship leased before World War II"

Shanghai Marine Court has seized a huge Japanese ore carrier to enforce its verdict on a dispute over a defunct Japanese company‘s failure to return a ship rented 80 years ago. 563 more words


The NACA's Quietly Effective Director of Research: George W. Lewis

I have been researching the early history of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) and decided to share some information about one of its formative leaders. 947 more words


Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Saving Private Ryan (1998) – IMDb.

I have been wanting to watch this movie forever.  The beginning and ending scenes are extremely violent and disturbing.  93 more words


PressTV: Why I hate war - SS Paul Hamilton explodes with 7000 tons of explosives . . . and why I hate 'fighting' . . . ~J

Sun Apr 20, 2014 2:54PM GMT

By Jim W. Dean

On this day, April 20th, 1944, the largest loss of life on a WWII Liberty ship took place when the SS Paul Hamilton was torpedoed and sunk with all hands. 1,648 more words


Am I Brave Enough?

Each time I watch a movie or read a book about the Holocaust, the same nagging questions plague me: would I have allowed my neighbors, my friends, people I did business with, to be led to slaughter without fighting for them? 724 more words