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Historical Map Videos

I really like maps and I find history very interesting, so a particular genre of YouTube video which I especially enjoy is historical map videos. 312 more words


At Mauthausen in northern Austria, former concentration camp is a poignant memorial to Holocaust victims

By Betty Gordon

© 2017 text and photos. All rights reserved.

The continuous hell that was daily life in the Mauthausen concentration camp was characterized by a starvation diet, forced labor, savage beatings and the constant fear of death. 1,859 more words


I Read "The Book Thief - Part Five, Chapters Five-Eight"

As I said in the last review, Markus Zusak/Death has basically laid out a blueprint for the closing of this part, so what will be interesting in reading these four is to see how Zusak plays with my expectations and how he fills in the gaps in what I’ve managed to figure out so far. 5,762 more words

Markus Zusak

Special Picture # 254 - Aunt Betty, Grandpa and Aunt Elsie - Summer, 1946

Aunt Betty Duryee, Alfred Duryee Guion and Aunt Elsie Guion, summer of 1946

on the side porch of the Trumbull House

Tomorrow, I’ll begin posting letters from 1943. 19 more words


*Work in Progress (Part 5)* Tamiya 1/35 Tiger I S33

Last update until primer and paint goes on! just 1 or 2 things left to add/fix. I decided to post an update to show what the model looks like with all the aftermarket pieces added. 169 more words

World War II

Nolan's 'Dunkirk' Reveals That Spirit Can Overcome Great Adversity

“You’ve got 400,000 men on this beach , pretty much within sight of England; the enemy closing in on all sides, and they were faced with really the choice between surrender and annihilation.

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Odyssey Summer 2017

#amreading: THE THREE-YEAR SWIM CLUB, by Julie Checkoway

Self got this helpful reminder from Goodreads: You participated in the 2017 Reading Challenge. You have promised to read 30 books.

She’s on p. 326 of… 198 more words