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From a Dacha Wall, a Clue to Raoul Wallenberg’s Cold War Fate

The original K.G.B. chief’s diaries, long hidden, state outright for the first time that Mr. Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat and war hero, was executed in a Moscow prison. 14 more words


rescuing the innocent...stories from the Holocaust for ages 6-14

Easily the most common focus in children’s literature about WWII, The Holocaust is an urgent, yet difficult historical event to present to young children.

Today’s titles suit a variety of ages and emphasize the bravery of those who stood with the Jewish people at the risk of their own lives. 1,196 more words


Special Six: Stockholm Art

One of my favourite cities in the world has been Stockholm, ever since I first visited it in 2000. Since that first visit, I have lived there for three years working and studying and my last visit there was in 2010. 747 more words


Soviet memoirs suggest KGB abducted and murdered Swedish diplomat

The recently discovered memoirs of a former director of the Soviet KGB suggest that a senior Swedish diplomat, who disappeared mysteriously in the closing stages of World War II, was killed on the orders of Joseph Stalin. 568 more words

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How to bash Israel when you're a foreign diplomat

I thought of starting this post with the words “Tis the season to bash Israel”, but I realized that every day is Bash Israel Day, at least in Scandinavia. 1,542 more words

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A Step Closer to Solving a Family Mystery?

A dear friend and champion of my book sent me an article this week from the New York Times written by Neil MacFarquhar, From a Dacha Wall, A Clue to Raoul Wallenberg’s Cold War Fate… 252 more words

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Raoul Wallenberg -- Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews in WW2, then disappeared -- was 'liquidated by Soviet KGB'

Raoul Wallenberg was last seen alive on January 17, 1945 in Hungary

By Raf Sanchez, Jerusalem
The Telegraph
8 August 2016 • 3:48pm

The newly-published memoirs of the first chief of the KGB may shed light on the fate of a Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust only to disappear in the final weeks of the Second World War. 1,293 more words