Many of his friends, particularly the Jewish ones, asked him, “After all that happened in Germany, don’t you want to divorce yourself from it?”
“He had a failing heart and liver, and maybe a week to live. I asked to could interview him in the hospital. “Kid, you better hurry up,” he said.
“I am not sad that I will die but I am sad that I won’t be able to take revenge like I would like to.”
“The story I had always been told started to come apart.”
H.A. and Margaret Rey’s escape from Nazi-occupied Paris involved building two bicycles out of spare parts in the middle of the night.
“Struggle, poverty, death and despair infused her work, but defying them was her main subject.”
The British naval evacuation from Dunkirk was a triumph — but the U.K. actively stopped similar evacuations of Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe.
Wouk says his “main task” was to teach history through his novels.
The World Heritage site has not always told the stories of the Jews who died there.
The Polish Law and Justice Party has recently taken over the World War Two Museum in Gdansk and dismissed its director