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Lost on the way to the Dead Sea

Wednesday, July 26, 1944

“I got a knapsack and a canteen and we set out Friday night at 9 o’clock,” my father reads from a letter he sent from Palestine in July 1935. 291 more words

World War II

A True Account of an Escape from France (1940)

During World War II, my mother (who was born in Scotland) served with the British Red Cross in London.  There she apparently met some members of the Royal Engineers ( 117 more words

1 Field Squadron Royal Engineers

The Disappearance of the approx 10'000'0000 Kilos of Nazi Gold explained.

A plausible explanation for the existence of the NAZI GOLD in the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has been found!
The Swiss Nation was totally poor during the war. 218 more words

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Today in World War II History


On 26 Jul 1943, Adolf Hitler’s office made a call to  Otto Skorzeny’s office to discuss the rescue of Benito Mussolini, who had just been ousted in Italy and placed under arrest. 241 more words

Books

Aileen Easterly #2

Letter transcription:

Los Angeles, California
February 9, 1946
Saturday morning 9:45

Dear Gladys:

Received your letter last night. Was so nice of you to answer immediately. 167 more words

Genealogy

Irène Némirovsky

Waiting is erotic. —  Irène Némirovsky, Suite Française. (Vintage; Reprint edition April 10, 2007)

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Trumbull (1) - This Isn't a Threat - Nov., 1942

Trumbull, Conn., Nov. 8, 1942

Dear Paralytics of the Writing Hand:

Still no word from Ced and a back-handed round-the-corner word from T-5 through Barbara that he might be home next week end. 614 more words

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