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A REMINDER FROM MAUTHAUSEN


A Kurt Tucholsky quote at Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria, imaged in February 2013. “Nothing is harder, and nothing demands more character than to find oneself in open opposition to the spirit of one’s times, and loudly to say: ‘NO!’” An … Continue reading

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A GLOBAL FORCE FOR GOOD


Always a good thing to remember, in spite of all the loud and loony detractors of the United States military services. There has never been the like of it.

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IN MEMORY OF D-DAY – AND OF DAD


My father didn’t land on the beaches of Normandy with the Western Allies.  In fact, on June 6, 1944, he was in Auschwitz-Birkenau where had been transported from the Munkács (Mukachevo) ghetto the previous month and was the only one … Continue reading

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