Tag Archive: germany

Hopgood’s Courageous Run

This year is the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters raid in World War II, when Wing Commander Gibson led 617 Squadron into the heart of Germany to destroy the great dams of the… Continue reading

Germany’s White Rose, gone but not forgotten

Today is the 70th anniversary of the execution of Sophie Scholl, a German university student who was convicted of high treason in 1943. Sophie and her brother, Hans,¬†were members of the non-violent resistance… Continue reading

A Playdate for the UK’s Lonely Polar Bear

Being a teenager is always going to have its moments. The best thing to do is to go out with your friends, have a good time, and forget about the growing pains. But… Continue reading