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Joshua Weinstein: ‘Holocaust Survivor Band’

New York Times: Like many survivors of the Holocaust, after World War II, Saul Dreier and Reuwen (“Ruby”) Sosnowicz moved to America, started families and careers, grew old, and retired to Florida. 96 more words

Culture

March 19, 2003 - A Day of Infamy

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt termed it “A Day of Infamy”, as indeed it was. It also presaged the formal entrance of America into World War II and the eventual death of over 400,000 military personnel. 621 more words

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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
1947
283 pages
9780553296983

So, imagine a story of diary entries written by a teenager who doesn’t always get along with her family, thinks her older sister is everyone’s favorite, and gushes endlessly about her crush. 606 more words

The Cay

The Cay by Theodore Taylor

First published 1969

Plot Description: Set during World War II, this is a story about survival and acceptance.  As the war wages on, Phillip and his mother leave the German invaded Netherlands enroute for the United States.  234 more words

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Labour backs 'Turing law' to quash historical gay convictions

It’s been over a year now since I made my original post about Alan Turing, the brilliant mind behind the cracking of the Enigma during WWII. 229 more words

LGBT-I

Of Spies And Strategems

Title:                      Of Spies And Strategems

Author:                 Stanley P.Lovell

Lovell, Stanley P. (1963). Of Spies And Strategems. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall

LCCN:    63008620

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World War II

Netanyahu's Big Moment And A Reminder From Our Past

It’s time for the speech.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to deliver his speech today before the United States Congress. The US and Iran are currently holding nuclear talks, and with a deadline for an agreement looming, Netanyahu will be discussing the dangers of a nuclear Iran. 500 more words

Benjamin Netanyahu