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The Hindenburg Disaster (The Titanic of the Sky)

The Hindenburg Disaster (The Titanic of the Sky)

It’s 1937, and you’re just an average German who’s won the opportunity of a lifetime, first class accommodations aboard Nazi Germany’s premier airship, the Hindenburg. The Hindenburg is the height of luxury, and a sixty-plus flight veteran of the world’s first airline, DELAG- which stands for something in German that we don’t feel our narrator …

What Was Life Like For Prisoners of WWII

What Was Life Like For Prisoners of WWII

It’s December, 1944, and the Nazis are on the attack. You’re a soldier in the Allied forces pushing forward to liberate France, Belgium, and beyond. But progress toward Germany has slowed. You’d been at the front for just days1 when the enemy launched a surprise assault. Now, you and your brothers-in-arms struggle to hold a …

Escaping The Nazi Death Camp

Escaping The Nazi Death Camp

World War II was a time of terror that brought out the worst in many. Yet even in the darkest, most desperate times people joined together to fight against the wicked in positions of authority, even when the consequence they would face was often certain death. Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler are two such men …