Tag Archives: WWII

Fascism: Fascination of the Mind

Pink Floyd The Wall: the Movie (2000) Life in Britain during World War II must have been hell. The constant fear of invasion by the Germans coupled with nightly bombing raids and V2 rockets would have kept the population on … Continue reading

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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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Unfortunately, the Buckaroo did Not Stop with the 33rd President

Harry S Truman (May 8, 1884 – Dec 26, 1972) After Franklin D. Roosevelt died in the spring of 1945, Harry S Truman took over as President. Under his watch, the Americans tested and then used atomic bombs on Japan … Continue reading

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Cosmic: “Like Breathing Out and Breathing In”

My Generation: Baby Boomers (1946 – 1964) This post is a direct result of a comment on one of my recent posts: the comment was about the reincarnation of people who died during WWII. That would be about 75 million … Continue reading

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The Real Life Boy from “The Dig”

Robert Dempster Pretty (September 7, 1930 – June 14, 1988) Robert is not a public figure, but his story is intrinsic to the Netflix film. His birth chart has been rectified to reflect losing his father at 4 years (Saturn) … Continue reading

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Did You Just Ask, “Sutton Who?”

The Dig (2021) Sometimes, you just have to ask yourself: how come I know about this, even though it happened in 1939? We watched The Dig last night on Netflix. The sense of deja vu was extreme, at least for … 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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Code Name: Madeleine

Noor Inayat-Khan (January 1, 1914 – November 13, 1944) Here is a spy of a different kind. She features in Lars Muhl’s book as a Jeanne d’Arc character in a long line of Mary Magdalene women. Here’s the passage: ‘As … Continue reading

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In View of Everything I’ve Learned Recently…

You Only Live Twice (1967) Of all the James Bond films, this is the one that ‘bothered’ me the most. Now I understand why. Past life memory can be a spur to look deeper, but it took something else to … 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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