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Auschwitz Lullaby by Mario Escobar

Title: Auschwitz Lullaby
Author: Mario Escobar
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 07 August 2018
Genre: WWII Historical Fiction

Despite being of Aryan descendent, Helene is not able to get her Gypsy husband and five children spared in Hitler’s Germany. 410 more words


Douce (1943)

As we’ve been working our way through Claude Autant-Lara’s set of romantic dramas produced during WWII in German-occupied France, the films have been understandably light in tone & effect. 747 more words

Brandon Ledet

Seekrieg 5 – Alternate Battle of Samar

This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a Second World War naval game using the Seekrieg 5 rules. The scenario was fictional, but included ships present near Leyte Gulf on 25 October 1944. 245 more words

Miniature Wargames

Duel at Yagyu Valley / Nihon kengo den (1945)

The primary interest of Duel at Yagyu Valley  is that it is a real chanbara film released in 1945, and few if any others of these made during the war years have survived. 380 more words

Japanese Movies

Epic Life and Death Family Saga

A God in Ruins By Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson continues the Todd family saga that she began in her very good and popular Life After Life… 547 more words


Movie Review: Unbroken: Path to Redemption

I’ve never walked out of a movie, and I’ve seen some doozies. But y’all, I just couldn’t with this. I left. This movie broke me. 401 more words