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My Cousin Wolfgang and The Lessons of History: Will We Ever Learn Those Lessons?

When I started this blog back in October, 2013, I never anticipated that it would help family members find me.  But that has proven to be an incredible unexpected benefit of publishing this blog.   1,944 more words

Family Information And Updates

A remedial note on cremains

Given that the posters at the (censored) “Skeptics Society” forum, including the holocaust controversies camp follower known by the pseudonyms “KentFord9″ and “Statistical Mechanic”, have recently been making fools of themselves on the subject of cremation remains, this post may be of use for the purpose of limiting the further spread of idiocy. 201 more words

To Ensure the Holocaust is Remembered, Begin Teaching at a Young Age

I still remember the exact moment I learned the Holocaust was real.  I was in seventh grade, around twelve or thirteen years old, when my homeroom and Social Studies teacher Ms. 292 more words

Nonfiction Articles


As previously mentioned, Joe Stirling lit the special Holocaust candle outside the Forum in Norwich at 4.30 pm this afternoon.  Having done so, he gave a short address on how his parents, Ida and Alfred were deported from Koblenz to Sobibor in 1942, where they were murdered by the Nazis.   35 more words

Visiting Tikocyn and Lupachowa Forest

After the first day of activities in Poland, my group stayed the night at a hotel in Warsaw. The next morning, we were up bright and early to drive to a small town called Tikocyn. 746 more words


World War II in Colour: Poland

last friday evening (14th november), 7.00-8.00pm, on channel 5 tv
closing the ring narrated by robert powell (colourised versions of original black-and-white film: part of the world war ii in colour series) 75 more words

A Voice for the Dead: Recovering the Lost History of Sobibór

Source: Spiegel Online, by Claus Hecking

Henchman with the Nazi SS sought to cover up the mass murder that occurred at the Sobibór concentration camp in eastern Poland. 1,845 more words

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