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https://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/content/dutch-citizens-resist-nazi-occupation-1940-1945 TOP 10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT DUTCH WINDMILLS Generations Five: WW II Holland was one of Generation Three’s Time trips.
Even with most kids still out of school for the foreseeable, they can be kept tuned into history with part of the word – a story, because, as Rudyard Kipling once said, “If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” Consider these historical facts: Back in Shakespeare’s day, plays […]
Question: What do the popular Transformer toys have to do with the Holocaust? Answer: They were invented by Holocaust survivor, Henry Orenstein, now in his nineties, and still inventing. https://www.facebook.com/HistoryBites/videos/1773924329534947/?hc_ref=ARTbpQNPlHn9Cbzh3oOOLO7d0mpSTW8DIoVJSoT1kmHQY4od4MpjRdoOeyAKxQdGJjA He also wrote a book, entitled, I Shall Live.
Question: What was the name of the only Irish person to receive the Righteous Among Nations award for rescuing people from the Holocaust? Answer: Mary Elmes, born in the city of Cork on May 5th, 1908. http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/features/meet-mary-elmes-the-irish-woman-who-saved-children-from-the-horror-of-wwii-concentration-camps-421417.html http://www.yadvashem.org/righteous/about-the-program/honoring-the-righteous.html
Time Rose Book 4 is now on Kindle Countdown for only 99p at Amazon UK. Offer ends February 3rd. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tangled-Rose-Time-Book-ebook/dp/B01LX0CBMJ/ref=sr_1_1_twi_kin_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1485592859&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Tangled+Rose+Duke And Book 2, The Mud Rose will remain on countdown until January 29th. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mud-Rose-Time-Book-ebook/dp/B014P8Y9SG/ref=sr_1_1_twi_kin_2?ie=UTF8&qid
Irena Sendler was born in Warsaw on February 15th, 1910 and is credited with saving the lives of 25,000 Jewish children during the Holocaust. http://www.auschwitz.dk/sendler.htm
After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent outrageous statement regarding Arabs being responsible for the Nazi Holocaust, kids should perhaps learn of Muslims who saved Jews during WW II. http://www.jewsnews.co.il/2014/01/28/muslim-heroes-saved-jews-during-the-holocaust/ http://www.projetaladin.org/holocaust/en/40-questions-40-answers/the-nazis-the-holocaust-and-muslims.html