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Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki Anniversary 2016

長崎, 原子爆弾Today, August 9th, is the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, an historic port city on the west coast of Kyushu in southern Japan.A solemn prayer is held at 11.02am, the exact time of the bombing and the mayor of N...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 8, 2016

Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima Anniversary 2016

広島This year's anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima will take place as always on August 6 in this port city in the Chugoku district of Japan. Since last year's anniversary, President Barack Obama has become the first serving US pres...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 5, 2016

Stunning Color Photographs Captured American Women in the Workforce During the 1940s

In the 1940s World War II propelled women into a new and wider sphere of activity. As men went overseas to fight, there was a huge increase in the number of women taking on men's jobs.Between 1940 and 1945, six million women went to work for the...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 26, 2016

Book Review: The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard

This is not an uplifting book, but it is a very interesting story and about a young boy, in his formative years living in the Warsaw Ghetto...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jul 14, 2016

The most frightening castles in the world you must see

Most castles terrifying world. Castle is a building which impresses with its beauty, size and especially the stories about it. Sometimes, the castle can be a picture of horror, especially when told scary stories about it. 1. The most frightening cast...
by We care about your travel on Jul 7, 2016

Things you can do for free in Berlin

The German capital was highlighted in recent years by promoting freedom that attracts investors and artists alike. Recently become one of the most interesting European destinations, Berlin offers many activities for tourists extremely cheap or free.
by We care about your travel on Jul 2, 2016

Book Review: Among the Living by Jonathan Rabb

Yitzhak Goldah survived a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, he moved to Savannah, GA to live with his relatives Pearl and Abe Jesler. The Jeslers are part of a vivacious Jewish community in Georgia which has been there since the founding of...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jun 30, 2016

Book Review: Good People by Nir Baram

A very ambitious and well researched novel which tries to understand how good people simply roll over and help commit atrocities...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jun 15, 2016

The most frightening castles in the world you must see

Most castles terrifying world. Castle is a building which impresses with its beauty, size and especially the stories about it. Sometimes, the castle can be a picture of horror, especially when told scary stories about it. 1. The most frightening cast...
by We care about your travel on Jun 10, 2016

WWII starts: from august 1939 to may 1941

Map with first conquests in Europe of german and soviet armies...
by SS-CCSS on May 25, 2016

III Reich: Concentration Camps

By WW2-Holocaust-Europe.png: User:Dna-Dennis (file:WW2_Holocaust_Europe_map-fr.svg) [GFDL or CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons...
by SS-CCSS on May 25, 2016

Amazing Pictures Capture Everyday Life in Soviet Villages During WWII Through a German Soldier-Photographer's Eyes

Asmus Remmer was a German photographer who specialized in portraiture, genre and landscape photography. From between 1940-45 he was an infantry soldier of Wehrmacht. In May 1945 he found himself in the American POW camp which he left in autumn of the...
by Vintage Everyday on May 16, 2016

"I’m in this war too!" – A Collection of 48 Popular U.S. Army Women’s Recruiting Posters During World War II

Recruiting posters abounded during World War II, including those designed to entice women to join. Thousands of these posters were created by famous magazine illustrators of the time, including John Falter, Charles Andres, and McClelland Barclay, amo...
by Vintage Everyday on May 5, 2016

Mitsubishi’s latest scandal: enough to shake it right out of the passenger-car market?

Above: The Mitsubishi eK Wagon, one of the cars at the centre of the company’s latest scandal. One thing about creating and running Autocade is that you gain an appreciation for corporate history. Recently, I blogged about Fiat, and the trouble...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Apr 26, 2016

Book Review: Broken Angels by Gemma Liviero

The narrative moves fast and the storytelling is clear...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Apr 25, 2016

Detached house like the Stone Age, a tourist attraction in Portugal

In the mountains of northern Portugal Fafe is a strange building, which has become an important tourist attraction. Casa do Penedo, translation stone house is a unique architectural style, very similar to the old shelters of primitive people. An Unli...
by We care about your travel on Apr 14, 2016

Book Review: Galerie by Steven Greenberg

The novel explores the Holocaust from an original point of view and does not shy from addressing issues which are easy to gloss over...

Book Review: The Envoy by Alex Kershaw

Mr. Wallenberg could not stand idly by watching one of the greatest crimes of the 20th Century taking place, and took it upon himself to provide Jews with Schutzpasses, documents which show that the bearer is a Swedish citizen and hence should not be...

Rosie The Rivetor Posters, Pins, Signs & Buttons

Rosie The Rivetor Posters, Pins, Signs & Buttons Who was Rosie the Riveter? Find out more about the contributions by women to the World War Two Home Front from the Rosie the Riveter Memorial.   What Is the Rosie the Riveter Memorial? The Ros...
by Vintage Pinup Girls on Feb 9, 2016

Book Review: In the Land of Armadillos by Helen Maryles Shankman

I truly enjoyed this book and the linked stories that go along with it.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jan 21, 2016


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