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Auschwitz survivors providing a warning of rising anti-Semitism and exclusion of free thinking

Certain voices of survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau were preferred not to be heard by certain state leaders, who felt as if they and their regime were attacked, or who according to them should not have received a voice because they did belong to communist and/or rebellious groups.
The negative reactions against some survivors speeches made it clear that our Western so-called civilised society has still to go a long way and has to make sure an objective education shall be given, with some good historical background and insight how manipulation and propaganda should be recognised and avoided. Continue reading

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The Conquest of Normandy & The Red Army’s Advance to Warsaw, June-July 1944.

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After D-Day – The Battle for Normandy: The landings of 6th June were, of course, ‘just’ the beginning of the campaign to liberate Western Europe from the occupation of the Third Reich. Having got into…

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Migration, a story of two worlds and a play toy of the media

The EESC at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn brought together Europeans with a crying heart who could see that there is not much left of the unifying spirit for which Europe got a few years ago the … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a World War I Artillery Barrage

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Shells bursting at Ypres A lot has been said about the role of artillery in World War I, in both its intensity and ferocity. On the opening day of the Somme on July…

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The Great War changed everything

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Yesterday marked the anniversary of the assassination in 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia, the duchess of Hohenburg, by a Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip. It is common to…

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2010-2015 words delivering a Sunshine Award

In 2015 on several of my blogs I tried to bring positive news and react to unlawful matters and injustices. This caused some to react negatively and others positively. Black Horn and Not in my world have an “Our Circle” … Continue reading

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Global warming a solution Global Warming and what an Individual can do about it – Swami Dayananda Saraswati

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Global warming a solution Swami Dayananda Saraswathi The Himalayan glaciers have been the perennial source of water for the rivers such as Ganga, Yamuna,Brahmaputra and, Sindhu. Now the disturbing news is that the glaciers are receding due…

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Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #2

Mobilization of conscience on a global scale that will enable humanity to meet this great challenge confronting us. Continuation of Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #1 Being aware that 2015 is a dramatic year for making key … Continue reading

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Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #1

In the run-up to the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC),  people from many of the world’s religions and wisdoms met in Paris on July 20 and 21 for a … Continue reading

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World remembers Auschwitz survivors

KL Auschwitz concentration camp was founded in 1940 by the Germans mainly with the aim of imprisoning Polish captives. Since 1942, it became Europe’s one of the biggest places of Jewish extermination, with more than 1.1 million people killed, including … Continue reading

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