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Six million dead Jews in 1942

A reference to six million dead Jews from 1942 – from Abraham Lewin’s Warsaw ghetto diary, entry of 29 December, 1942:

Hitler has already killed five, six million Jews

Performance Art: Hitler, Brandt and the Nobel Peace Prize

You’ve probably have heard that Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1939.

But do you know why?

He was nominated by Erik Brandt (1884-1955), a member of the Swedish Parliament from 1938-1943. 338 more words

Watch Kung Fury Here Immediately

I could use a bunch of words like “time-travelling cop” and “kung fu Hitler” and “half-man, half-dinosaur” but I’m not going to.  Instead I’m just going to say you can now watching this entire over-the-top crowdsourced film right here after the break.   18 more words

Movies & TV

Day 3: "I still believe that people are really good at heart."

Song of the day: “Absolutely (Story of a Girl)” by Nine Days

The funny thing about Amsterdam is that even though the locals bike fast, the pace of life here verges on Caribbean.   712 more words

*Awakes From Hibernation*

*bursts through door*
I’M AALIIVE!!

It’s been a month, no? Two? What year is it, anyway?

I’ve spent the last three-ish months reading, baking, sleeping and generally being a useless element of society. 310 more words

Book Reviews

The Inter-War Period

Considering information in the readings and lectures, what problems from World War I helped contribute to the outbreak of World War II?

There were a few problems from World War I which helped to contribute to the outbreak of World War II. 203 more words

Western Civilization

Excerpt from Unheard: a Memoir - Chapter 6

Excerpt from Unheard: a Memoir – Chapter 6 – told from a child’s point of view

Other family gatherings involve being with Marcus’s weird family. His father (whom Mom secretly calls Hitler because he is a tyrant and has a dark mustache) refers to all children as “rotten little kids”. 425 more words

Life