Tag Archives: Holocaust

Films About Women 29

1 Belle When I first heard about this film, I thought it was a live action version of Beauty and the Beast. Instead, this film tells the story of a real woman, a biracial girl raised by her father’s family. … Continue reading

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Maus Misgivings

Maus, published in 1986, was the first comic book ever to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize. the author, Spiegelman, wrote the book to describe and record his father’s experiences in the Holocaust. My brother purchased a copy at one point, … Continue reading

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Shoes and Suitcases at Auschwitz

January 27th, 2015 marks 70 years since the day the Red Army liberated Auschwitz. These are pictures of the shoes and suitcases there. Never forget.

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Angela Merkel Did It Better

My most recent post was about the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. However, that was not the only anniversary on November 9th. November 9th was the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht, ┬áIt recalls a systematic pogrom against … Continue reading

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The Oscar Schindler of China: John Rabe Review and Problems of Perspective, History, and Responsiblity

Trigger Warning! Discussion of rape, torture, and Japanese War Crimes follow. Most of the information, unless specified otherwise, comes from Wikipedia. I make no apology for that because this is a blog post, not a dissertation. I would love to … Continue reading

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Films About Women Part 7: Holocaust and WWII

In creating my list of films about women (and it is a formidable list) I have noticed how many films about the Holocaust deal with women. I think there are a couple of reasons for this. 1 Anne Frank is … Continue reading

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