Posts tagged Nazi’s


The Anne Frank Huis Amsterdam
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A life in hiding; The Anne Frank Huis Amsterdam

Imagine living in a world shrouded in darkness, black out. Not being able to smell the fresh air or feel the sun, the rain or the wind. To always have to be quiet, “no running water, no flushing toilets, no walking around …

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70th anniversary of DDay at the Normandy Beaches, France
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D-Day: The Normandy Beaches, June 6th 1944

“We shall fight on the beaches……..but we shall never surrender” the immortal words of Sir Winston Churchill. And fight on the beaches is what thousands of brave Allied troops, did. Under the joint command of Generals Montgomery and Eisenhower, thousands of men …

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Square in Oradour-sur-glane, World War II village destroyed by the Nazis
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The Tragedy of Oradour-Sur-Glane

This is another piece of French history, but one that is both disturbing and distressing, the story of a sleepy little town, Oradour-Sur-Glane, just north of Limoges. A World War II tragedy, one of the horrific legacies of the Nazi Regime. A regime …

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Bletchley Park, England

Bletchley Park, 50 miles north-west of London, predictably, proved a fascinating place. Called ‘Station X’, by the British government, it was where during World War II the British cracked the German Enigma Code, the backbone of the German military and intelligence communications. …

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