Daily History Byte: Childhood Holocaust survivors reunited after 76 years

This is perhaps the most poignant thing I’ve read in a very long time. Two childhood friends, Alice Gerstel and Simon Gronowski, were recently reunited after 76 years of separation as a result of the Holocaust. “I thought the entire family was murdered. I had no idea,” Gerstel (now Gerstel…

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Misconceptions of WWII, Part Two

(Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series about popular misconceptions about World War II,written by a reenacting friend. The final post will be put up tomorrow. Enjoy!) — 3) The Allies won primarily through material and industrial power It’s likely I’ve dispelled this conception in the discussions…

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