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How a Nazi Industrialist became “Righteous” during WWII

Oskar Schindler (April 28, 1908 – October 9, 1974) By now, everybody knows who Oskar Schindler was: “a German industrialist and a member of the Nazi Party who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust … Continue reading

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Operation Mincemeat: Ian Fleming’s Greatest Untold Story

The Man Who Never Was (1956) I remember this film. At the time, I thought it was fiction, but now has been proven true. And wouldn’t you know it: Ian Fleming may have written the plot. In 1943, Royal Navy … Continue reading

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Can Your New Life “Redeem” Your Past Life?

Redeeming Factor Before I review this ebook, I want to share this quote: ‘It is important that the deceased is left in peace for 68 hours after dying so that the person in question has discarded all his bodily elements. … Continue reading

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Was “Ramsay” the Model for James Bond?

Richard Sorge (October 4, 1895 – November 7, 1944) He has been called, by several people, “a perfect spy”. That reminded me of the John le Carré novel of the same name. But would a perfect spy have been caught … Continue reading

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Man’s Inhumanity to Man

Ironic Translation: “Work Makes You Free” Are there any Holocaust deniers left in the world? I had one of those days yesterday: I read chapter five of “The Truth Behind the Bible Code” entitled ‘The Black Fire of Holocaust’; and … Continue reading

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How to Win the Propaganda War

Five Came Back (2017) We all know that war is hell. So how do you get your country to support the war effort when it becomes a necessary evil? You make documentary films. This Netflix limited series is a brilliant … Continue reading

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Nazis Over Montsegur?

Raiders of the Lost Grail This one is going to seem a little far-fetched. But it is not outside the realms of possibility. While researching Montsegur stories yesterday, I came across this one about Otto Rahn, who had been assigned … Continue reading

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Old Friends: not a merger, but an alliance

Ford and Volkswagen First Ford announced that they weren’t going to make any more sedan cars. Then there were rumours about a merger with Volkswagen. Finally, they announced yesterday that Ford and VW would form an ‘alliance’ to build cars … Continue reading

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The Hills Are Alive…

…with The Sound of Music Why this one has become a Christmas film, I don’t know. But I suspect it’s because of the theme of family, in this case, the Trapp Family Singers. “Based on the memoir The Story of … Continue reading

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