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These previously unpublished photographs of the Home Guard offer a rare candid view of an often-overlooked part of New Zealand’s experience during the Second World War. 3,901 more words

History

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

History

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

History

Review: A German Requiem by Philip Kerr


4
of 5 stars

My version:
Paperback
Historical Fiction Thriller, Second World War
Penguin
2012
Bought

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

Fiction