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Seventy Years Ago

April, 1945, seventy years ago, the end of WWII was close although my mother, Elzbeth Schulze, did not know it then.  She knew Britain, France, and America were fighting on German soil. 730 more words

You Can Go Now But Leave The Butter

Prelude to the Holocaust

Public Notice, Kayseri, 15 Jun 1915: “Leave all your belongings – your furniture, your beddings, your artifacts. Close your shops and businesses with everything inside. Your doors will be sealed with special stamps. 876 more words


Virtues and Valor

I just finished reading the Virtues and Valor Series by Halle Bridgeman.  In this series, Seven valorous women — different nationalities, ethnicities, and social backgrounds — come together as a team called the Virtues. 2,708 more words

Book Review

WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museum

CINCINNATI – More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy. 519 more words


Tales of a Polish Woman

Originally posted several years ago on a curated site elsewhere 

Christine Granville, nee Krystyna Skarbek, O.B.E., GM, Croix de Guerre, died tragically on June 15, 1952. 1,517 more words


Mrs. Who?

No, the lady isn’t of Polish extraction. Her ‘surname’ is a none-too-subtle acronym for “Why Don’t You Take Your Change in War Savings Stamps?”

(What’s with the lamb? 28 more words


March 29, 2015 - we have sunshine today and some tears - WWII it was raining

I woke up this morning later than usual because we stayed up late last night. First watching a couple of episodes of the Killing – Love the scenes of Seattle. 900 more words