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Defending Wellington: The Home Guard at Makara

These previously unpublished photographs of the Home Guard offer a rare candid view of an often-overlooked part of New Zealand’s experience during the Second World War. 3,901 more words


Des Pays-Bas à la Bavière – en cherchant Jan van Boeckel (in French for a change)

Des Pays-Bas à la Bavière – en cherchant Jan van Boeckel (From Holland to Bavaria – The quest for Jan van Boeckel) est l’histoire vraie sur le résistant courageux Jan van Boeckel de Haarlem, Pays-Bas; un jeune homme qui s’opposant à l’idéologie Nazi s’est battu contre les philosophies haineuses qui à l’époque apparaissaient partout en Europe. 332 more words


Unlocking language -Second World War Research

The more I read and research about the fate of resistance fighter Jan van Boeckel, the more I realise how much historic information is locked inside languages. 387 more words


Review: A German Requiem by Philip Kerr

of 5 stars

My version:
Historical Fiction Thriller, Second World War

1947. The private eye has survived the collapse of the Third Reich to find himself in Vienna. 652 more words