Dr. Leonhard Levy.

I often wonder how many really died during the Holocaust and where they did stop being considered a fatality of the Holocaust? I think the real numbers are much higher because I don’t think the numbers include victims who died after the war as a direct result of the Holocaust. Dr. Leonhard Levy was bornContinue reading “Dr. Leonhard Levy.”

Hamburger SV-Altona 93:Final score 4-2. The match on April 29, 1945.

There was a bit of a scandal this week in Dublin. On of the Dublin based soccer teams,Ballybrack, pretended that one of their star players was killed in a car crash. The team wanted to postpone an up coming match and came up with the death as an excuse. The ting is though there wasContinue reading “Hamburger SV-Altona 93:Final score 4-2. The match on April 29, 1945.”

How Curious George nearly didn’t make it.

I don’t think there is anyone on the planet who hasn’t heard of Curious George, you may not have read the books or watched the cartoons or movies, but you will recognize the iconic Chimpanzee when you see him. Although it is an iconic children’s book character and has a strong brand recognition, it couldContinue reading “How Curious George nearly didn’t make it.”

May 1944 Gestapo raid in Hamburg’s Chinatown- The forgotten victims

This is a little known story which took place on the 13th of May 1944. The victims were Chinese citizens, not tortured and killed by Japanese but by the Gestapo in Hamburg,Germany. It requires a lot of imagination to recollect the past history that the Schmuckstraße as the center of a lively Chinese district ofContinue reading “May 1944 Gestapo raid in Hamburg’s Chinatown- The forgotten victims”