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My Nazi Legacy Trailer | Video | Independent Lens | PBS

On Monday night I watched a video on my local PBS station that was both fascinating and depressing. You know the kind. The images replay through your mind as you drift off to sleep and linger the next morning like a kind of cloudy malaise.   178 more words

Ancestry

V for Vendetta by Alan Moore & David Lloyd

I’ve heard a lot of good things about Alan Moore’s and David Lloyd’s novel, V for Vendetta, especially from fans who loved the story that focused on a post-apocalyptic London in the 1990s. 266 more words

Book Reviews

Auschwitz

The name alone conjures images of death and despair. Auschwitz is the most infamous of all the Nazi concentration camps, a place where one and a half million innocent people were brought to be gassed, shot or hanged by an insane regime. 890 more words

Travel

The worst way to spend three hours in Krakow

Wanting to get a sense for Krakow’s long and tragic history during my time here, today I wandered into the centre of town and joined a free group walking tour. 691 more words

Travel

Swords Hanging on the Walls by Richard Mark Glover

“My father, Franz Josef Schennach, was a gendarme, Hauptmann, in Tirol.  After the Nazi took over, he had to prove that he was Arian. He could not prove this,” Anna Stenson said. 1,028 more words

All Stories

Holocaust History: 92 Year Old Holocaust Survivor Shares How He Survived

A 92-year-old Holocaust survivor held a heartbreaking Reddit AMA, in which he answered questions about his experience, how he survived the ordeal, and how he has come to terms with the world after World War II. 818 more words

Historical Study

When the Nazis came to Latvia

A trip to Europe can’t all be about beer and kebabs – although that sounds like a bloody good way to spend a few months! There’s so much history in this magical land, and a lot of it isn’t particularly happy, as I found out today when I took a trip out to the site of Salaspils Concentration Camp, just south of Riga. 585 more words

Travel