To Life: The Liberation of Ravensbrück

To Life: The Liberation of Ravensbrück

VANDEBURGT: My name is Melissa Minds VandeBurgt, and I’m the head of Archives, Special Collections and Digital Initiatives here at the Bradshaw Library at FGCU. The intention for the exhibition really came initially from my desire to want to do something to honor the 75th anniversary of the liberation. But I really wanted to focus Read more about To Life: The Liberation of Ravensbrück[…]

Auschwitz now in the eyes of Dore | VPRO Documentary

Auschwitz now in the eyes of Dore | VPRO Documentary

A quarter of a million Poles work in the Netherlands. They’re away from home months on end. They miss their town, village, and family. Daddy. – Hey, buddy. It’s dark in the house. What? – It’s so dark. Do you miss me? Of course I miss you. You’re always abroad. Are you all from Poland? Read more about Auschwitz now in the eyes of Dore | VPRO Documentary[…]

Escaping The Nazi Death Camp

Escaping The Nazi Death Camp

World War II was a time of terror that brought out the worst in many. Yet even in the darkest, most desperate times people joined together to fight against the wicked in positions of authority, even when the consequence they would face was often certain death. Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler are two such men Read more about Escaping The Nazi Death Camp[…]

Great Escape: The Untold Story (WW2 POW Documentary) | Timeline
Documenting war and peace: Stanford’s Hoover Institution Library and Archives

Documenting war and peace: Stanford’s Hoover Institution Library and Archives

[MUSIC PLAYING] The Hoover Library and Archives is a 100-year-old repository of the most important material in the United States on war, revolution, and peace. Herbert Hoover was a graduate of Stanford’s first class, decided that he would give a donation to the University of $50,000. This is a cablegram sent from Herbert Hoover dated Read more about Documenting war and peace: Stanford’s Hoover Institution Library and Archives[…]

Escaping A Nazi Prison With A Wooden Horse

Escaping A Nazi Prison With A Wooden Horse

You might have heard of the story of the Trojan horse, when the Greeks hid a strong force of armed warriors inside a wooden horse and got that horse into the city of Troy, after which they were able to spring their trap. Today we have a kind of Trojan horse story with a twist, Read more about Escaping A Nazi Prison With A Wooden Horse[…]

The Failure of American Hegemony: Why Nationalism Trumps Liberalism Every Time | John Mearsheimer

The Failure of American Hegemony: Why Nationalism Trumps Liberalism Every Time | John Mearsheimer

Today’s episode of Hidden Forces is made possible by listeners like you. For more information about this week’s episode, or for easy access to related programming, visit our website at hiddenforces.io and subscribe to our free email list. If you listen to the show on your Apple podcast app, remember you can give us a Read more about The Failure of American Hegemony: Why Nationalism Trumps Liberalism Every Time | John Mearsheimer[…]

Iron Front : Liberation 1944. What can you do with the editor?

Iron Front : Liberation 1944. What can you do with the editor?

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First Allied Action on D-Day | Operation Deadstick (June 6th, 1944)

First Allied Action on D-Day | Operation Deadstick (June 6th, 1944)

On the 6th of June 1944, D-Day commenced. The largest amphibious operation in history marked the start of the liberation of Europe from the Nazis. That day, over 130.000 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy to liberate Western Europe. Now, the night before D-Day, another daring and dangerous mission took place. Six Halifax bombers Read more about First Allied Action on D-Day | Operation Deadstick (June 6th, 1944)[…]

The Price of Peace – Mutually Assured Destruction

The Price of Peace – Mutually Assured Destruction

The Gatling gun. When John Gatling patented this revolutionary weapon in 1862, the battlefields had seen nothing like it before. The Gatling gun could kill foot soldiers by the hundreds; and many believed that this would finally illustrate the futility of war. Sadly, even this mass killing machine did little to give men pause. In Read more about The Price of Peace – Mutually Assured Destruction[…]