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From Dictatorship to Democracy: The influence of ex-Nazis in the early years of West Germany

The Role Ex-Nazis Played in Early West Germany - I keep meaning to read this

Took an average 15 minutes to die in the gas chambers

The floor drains in the Dachau gas chamber…

Doris “Dorie” Miller was a cook in the US Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Doris “Dorie” Miller was a cook in the US Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross. A ship’s.

Surviving German refugees from the "death march" from Lodz, Poland. Ethnic Germans accused of collaborating with the Nazis were evicted from cities in Poland at the end of WWII, creating yet another version of a "death march." This group huddling at a Berlin train station are the only survivors of a group of 150 people who were forced to leave.

December Huddling in blankets the only survivors of an original 150 Polish people who walked from Lodz in Poland to Berlin hoping to find food and shelter. They are waiting by a railway track hoping to be picked up by a British army train and given help.

Jewish Civilians during Destruction of Warsaw Ghetto, 1943 by Unknown Artist

Jewish civilians: copy of a German photograph taken during the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto, Poland, 1943

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

LIFE's Nazi germany color photographies. 5  The first Wolkswagen "Beetle" .

Hitler speaking at Fallersleben Volkswagen Works cornerstone ceremony, with Volkswagen Beetle on display. (near Wolfsburg). Fallersleben, Germany, June Photo by Hugo Jaeger

"I believe in the sun even when it is not shining...in love even when I am alone...and in God even when He is silent."

Candlelight encourages introspection and reflection. But it's the moving message, originally found scratched into a wall in Germany by someone hiding from Nazi concentration camps,

:) Virginia Woolf

Virginia Wolfe English writer, To the Lighthouse, A Room of One's…

Happy Independence Week to my fellow Americans! Here's a great popular audiovisual clip about "The American Form of Government" from the John Birch Society's excellent "Overview of America."  This clip analyzes different forms of government, from democracy to monarchy, and concludes that free republics are ideal. Long live the republic!

Happy Independence Week to my fellow Americans! Here's a great popular audiovisual clip about "The American Form of Government" from the John Birch Society's excellent "Overview of America." This clip analyzes different forms of government, from democracy to monarchy, and concludes that free republics are ideal. Long live the republic!

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