Brooklyn in Love and at War

History of World War Two Told Through Letters

Captain America

This week I finally got around to seeing the Joss Whedon blockbuster movie, The Avengers. This proved an entertaining distraction from the heat and introduced me to a character that … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Confronting the Past in Berlin

I’ve just returned from a trip to Berlin — a city saturated in World War II history. When you walk around Berlin, you come across the Holocaust Memorial whether you … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Real Time WWII

Just as this blog has allowed me to translate my grandparents private and unique (handwritten) letters into public, digitized pieces, twitter is changing how we re-examine history. I recently read this … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

Alex’s 99th Birthday! Blog’s 50th Post!

Drum roll please…….. This is the 50th post on this blog AND today would have been Alex’s 99th birthday! Sorry for the long absence, but timing is everything! Happy birthday … Continue reading

March 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

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