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War witness & RT

http://rt.com/A/search?tag=war-witness First-person anecdotes from WWII. These should be mandatory reading for warmongers and hawks.

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English Russia & Leningrad Siege: Now and Then

http://englishrussia.com/?p=2235 A fantastic series of photos that superimpose WWII photos of Leningrad onto the same shots of the modern city. Reminiscent of Faulkner’s famous lines, “The past isn’t dead. It isn’t even past.”

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Irena Sendler – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irena_Sendlerowa Cute wee wifie, right? Actually, this is one major hardass grandma: Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II she was an activist in the Polish Underground and the Żegota Polish anti-Holocaust resistance in Warsaw. She helped save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto by providing them with false […]

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