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My first published feature

This is my first published feature that originally appeared in Sonderer’s Magazine Winter 2017 issue. It was a very hard feature to write, not only due to the content but I had to reach back into old memories and feelings. 31 more words


Episode 23: Georg Elser and his Plot to Kill Hitler

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, discover the story of an unsung German hero, Georg Elser, who attempted to kill Hitler all by himself just after the outbreak of the Second World War. 52 more words


Of Romance and Reformation

Originally posted on Blogger on 16 January 2016

When I came across Luther and Katherina, it stood out to me because I’m interested in the Reformation. 322 more words

Book Reviews

Mitmachen und Erleben im mittelalterlichen Stil

We’ve had several posts from south Germany and Switzerland in the past, so this week we’re redressing the balance and turning to a more northerly destination: a small town in Nordrhein-Westfalen. 587 more words

New Weimar on the Pacific

This post is written by David Lowe, who retired from our department in April.  We hope it is the first of many retirement-era contributions. 492 more words

Historical Collections

Exhibition on Alfred Flechtheim

Alfred Flechtheim, the art dealer who brought Picasso to Berlin and founded the magazine Querschnitt, was one of the most important figures of Weimar Germany’s cultural scene. 162 more words

German History

SPD newspaper "Vorwärts" online

Vorwärts, the “Zentralorgan der Sozialdemokratischen Partei Deutschlands”, is being digitized. Since April, the years from 1918-1933 are available online. The archive is fully searchable and pages can be downloaded in PDF format.

German History