German Expellees in the Anglo-American Press, 1944-1950

On February 9, 1945 Margarete Marquardt was loaded onto a cattle car and expelled from her home in East Prussia: “[W]e . . . were set on the march eastward.  Then we were loaded into cattle cars.  The cars remained closed for five days, nailed shut and totally black inside.  During the whole trip, whichContinue reading “German Expellees in the Anglo-American Press, 1944-1950”

The Long Walk

Yesterday, I picked up The Long Walk by Slavomir Rawicz at my local bookstore.  I know that I initially set out to collect my thoughts on more academic and intellectually challenging works but I was attracted to this book for several reasons.  First is that it falls into my interests as a historian.  I spentContinue reading “The Long Walk”