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Review: THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah

Publishing on February 3 is a book that is destined to be one of my top picks for 2015. THE NIGHTINGALE is a story of two French sisters during WWII. 362 more words

Historical Fiction

The siege of Leningrad: Genocide by starvation

The Nazi siege of Leningrad—the historic capital of tsarist Russia, Saint Petersburg–lasted for several years: It begun on September 8, 1941 and was lifted on January 18, 1943. 575 more words

Holocaust Memory

April 16th, 1943

April 16th, 1943

Dear Mom + Dad

Just a few lines to let yous know I arrived safe and sound and very tired but it was a swell ride. 428 more words


Night Will Fall

I was up very early this morning and since we have limited cable, all that was on tv were infomercials.  I turned on the Roku and went to the HBO channel.   219 more words

More WWII Cartoons

This one was 1 page folded in half inside a plastic photo protector, so I copied the front and back.

As I mentioned in the last post, these clippings are over 70 years old and have been residing in the photo protectors for over 40 years. 11 more words

Cheese Goes to War: Windtalkers

Windtalkers is a World War II movie directed by action legend John Woo and starring the lovably insane Nicolas Cage. When I learned these bits of information, my first thought was, “Where do I sign up?” 940 more words


REVIEW: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Follow the story of sisters Isabelle and Viann as they try to survive in France during the occupation by German during WWII.  These two French women exhibit tremendous bravery in spite of extreme circumstances.  156 more words

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