Tag Archives: Nazism

All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days

I have been an avid student of World War II history all of my life. Over the years, I have read dozens of books on the period, but I only recently learned of the amazing story of the American citizen … Continue reading

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where they burn books, they will ultimately burn people

While recently helping a friend plan a trip to Berlin, I encouraged him to visit the brilliant memorial at Bebelplatz in the Mitte District. On May 10, 1933, in the Bebelplatz in central Berlin, members of the Nazi Student Union … Continue reading

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Resistance Is Not Futile

In response to my post last week on the 10th anniversary of the American publication of Hans Fallada’s heartbreaking novel¬†Every Man Dies Alone,¬†TBTP reader Lincoln S. reminded me about the real life story of brother and sister Hans and Sophie … Continue reading

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