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Names that Chill the Blood

From the Introduction to “Children on Death Row” A reminder of the horror of institutionalized, unchecked anti-Semitism:

Even after more than seventy years, the names of these camps still chill the blood: 58 more words

Children On Death Row

Helga Deen- Another teenage girl,another diary.

We all know the story of Anne Frank but unfortunately Anne wasn’t the only teenage who died in the camps. Helga Deen another teenage girl who lived in the Netherlands also died as result of the Nazi ideology and she also wrote a diary. 420 more words


Guest Speaker: Yoram Haimi

Since 2007, Israeli Archaeologist, Yoram Haimi, and Polish Archaeologist, Wojciech Mazurek, have been excavating at the former Reinhard Extermination Camp site, which was created by the SS in Sobibor, occupied Poland. 562 more words

Guest Lecturers

Escaping Hitler Talk success at Norfolk Record Office

On Wednesday 8th February, I was honoured to give a talk at the iconic Norfolk Record Office where so much wonderful research material, stretching from far off medieval times, is stored.   153 more words


The crossing lights flash
The gate drops
And the bell clangs a warning
The past roars into the future
Broken beats
Bump and thud
Squeal and hiss… 100 more words


Escape From Sobibor

A gripping tale of captivity during the Holocaust which tows the line subtly between being engaging and off-putting, and sees a stellar cast highlighting the plight of hundreds of innocents waiting to die. 537 more words