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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): I have tremendous empathy for victims of war: civilian internees, concentration camp victims, prisoners of war,  veterans returning home from war and refugee camps. 76 more words

Civilian Internees

The guilt of being only a little hungry

She was hungry. But only a little hungry. And this made her feel a tiny bit guilty to even complain about it.

See, she had just finished studying the holocaust in World History class, and the images of the walking skeletons clad in grey striped pajamas were hard to shake from her mind. 398 more words

Creative Writing

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Let’s see if i can create a blog post about something that actually is serious!! No room for witty, sarcastic, bitter comments here. Oh God. 685 more words

Book review: Somewhere There Is a Sun, by Michael Gruenbaum with Todd Hasak-Lowy

Gruenbaum, Michael with Todd Hasak-Lowy. Somewhere there is a sun: a memoir of the Holocaust. Aladdin, 2015. 376 pgs. $17.00. ISBN:978-1-4424-8486-3. Gr. 6+. P8 Q8… 125 more words

Book Reviews

Book review: The Prisoners of Breendonk, by James M. Deem

Deem, James M. The prisoners of Breendonk : personal histories from a World War II concentration camp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. 24o pgs. Includes glossary (p. 101 more words

Book Reviews

Munich, Dachau, and Nuremberg

Today I was feeling reminiscent of some of my travels around Bavaria. Around Valentine’s Day we went down to Munich and saw the Dachau Concentration Camp and came home so we could go through Nuremberg. 467 more words

Concentration Camps

Auschwitz : A Place To Remember

In June 2011 I visited one of the most important historical sites of WW2, the Auschwitz – Birkenau Memorial and Museum.

I have read a lot about the Holocaust including eyewitness accounts of the camps and knew that this would be a difficult place to visit. 2,347 more words