I am one or two generations ahead of most of the subscribers of Thoughts, and some of my subjects may seem extremely out-of-place about German atrocities in World War l and ll.
"...Have you forgotten yet; look down and swear by the slain of the war that you will never forget..." Siegfried Sassoon, British World War l soldier/poet.
A pendant found in former Nazi camp may have belonged to Ann Frank's(pronounced fronk)relative. Ann Frank was a Dutch teenager who kept a diary during World War ll hidden in attic of house before being discovered and sent to German concentration camp where she died of Typhus awaiting exercusion. To read details of this story, visit Google and type title, "Pendant Found in Former Nazi Camp May Have Belonged to Ann Frank's Relative."
Nazi 'Angel of Death' Josef Menegele's secret hoard of victims brains and body parts found. Josef Menegele, MD, PhD(Genetics)was given such a name after experiments on twin boys in German concentration camp during World War ll. Read at Google after typing title: "Nazi 'Angel of Death' Josef Mengele's Secret Hoard of Victims brains and Body Parts Found." Forensic scientists compared X-rays of Josef Mengele's skull with bones found to be Mengele.
I was 7 years old when war was declared by United States after Japan's attack on Honolulu Island on December 7 1941. Later, president Franklin Roosevelt of United States join the war effort with Great Britian to defeat Hitler.
Winston Churchill during World War ll delivered speeches that made him famous. Here is a short speech during wartime that is hard to forget:
"We Shall Fight on the Beaches."
"We shall defend our Island, whatever the costs may be; we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the street, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender."
After World War ll, my parents welcomed and hired an Hungarian couple who survived German concentration camps.