Tag Archives: Germany

Denial. . . . . . A Film

This is a gas chamber in Auschwitz where gas tablets were dropped through the ceiling exterminating  up to 6,000 Jewish souls each day.  This was the largest work camp of the Third Reich  and located in Poland. The Germans built … Continue reading

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“The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown

For my readers. . . .  .* * * * *  This is a wonderful story, wonderfully written.  Brown’s descriptive writing in this nonfiction narrative story includes  word pictures of the Dust Bowl, the Depression, Germany as Hitler began taking … Continue reading

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Pacabell Canon in D for the Season

Pacabell’s Cannon in D composed by the German  Baroque composer is one of the most famous pieces of classical music. It was first performed at the wedding of Bach’s brother in and about 1680 , and is very popular wedding … Continue reading

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An Unasuming Hero

  This is a Sunday Story to make you Smile!   Your heart will be touched and your eyes filled with tears. . . . . . . . .   Have you been touched by a hero or know … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a theologian, martyr, spiritual writer, musician, pastor, and  author of fiction and poetry. His exemplary life of  faith make his writings authentic to people of faith of all times  to take spiritual stand and responsibility to … Continue reading

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“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

The “Grand Budapest Hotel”  is the story of the legendary concierge at a famous  European hotel between the world wars, and his lobby boy, Zero Moustafa , who becomes his trusted friend. The plot includes a priceless Renaissance painting and … Continue reading

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Happy St. Nikolaus or Nicholas Day !

This morning many  children in Europe jumped out of bed to check their boot or shoe outside their bedroom door for sweets, toys, oranges or money!   Many thanks to my friend Andrea who reminded me.  You all know I … Continue reading

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BBC – The Story of the Swastika

This is the story of a symbol of hope, and prosperity in the Hindu culture for thousands of years, stolen and used as a symbol of hate, and evil by the Nazi party for two decades in the 20th C. … Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS by Erick Larson

Erik Larson’s  narrative history is  set in Berlin in 1933 and  is told  through the eyes of a visiting American family. Not just any family, but Ambassador Dodd and his wife and two children. The ambassador was a Professor of … Continue reading

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