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French Resistance A short story

The forgotten women of the French resistance

<i>De Gaulle gave a thousand medals to resistance heroes – but only six were women. The Parisiennes who survived told Anne Sebba why history forgot them</i><p>The myth of the French Resistance goes something like this. French men, except for a “miserable fistful”, all resisted. French women, on the other …

In Memoriam, Paris

In Memoriam, Paris

Secrets Of War, On All Fronts 01 The French Resistance

The history of the Gulag

Soviet Gulag

Drawings from the Gulag

Children of the Gulag

Gulag: History, Camps, Conditions, Economy, Effect, Facts, Quotes (2003)

Escape from ISIS: Former prisoners tell of life in terror army's dungeons

By day, they faced torture and the constant threat of execution at the hands of their ISIS captors. At night, they used a stolen piece of jagged metal to scrape the crumbling wall of their prison until last week, when they had fashioned a hole big enough to squeeze through.<p>A 30-year-old man who was …

80 years ago, Nazi planes were used in the Spanish Civil War - bombing the Basque town of #Guernica. Did you know someone involved? #r2vine https://t.co/O0OxYrfGu2

Feature History - Spanish Civil War

Campaign for Barcelona museum to tell at last full story of Spain’s civil war

Historians say unprecedented national centre would help future generations understand a conflict that tore country apart 80 years ago<p>A group of internationally respected historians and writers have called for the first major museum of the Spanish civil war to be created in Barcelona, 80 years after …

Photography Project Seeks To Preserve Memory Of Spanish Civil War Victims

In a new exhibition, descendants of Civil War victims embrace the memories of their loved ones.<p>A photography exhibit, on view at El Tejar del Mellizo community center in Seville, Spain, presents photographs of the descendants -- the living remains — of those who lost their lives during the Spanish …

A Walk Through Auschwitz I Concentration Camp | In 1080p HD

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising against Nazi attempts to deport Jews to a concetration camp was sadly defeated #onthisday in 1943 https://t.co/B1CC0BQUBf