Auschwitz-Birkenau Book Recommendation

I highly recommend the book Auschwitz-Birkenau. It was published in 1970, which was 25 years after those camps were liberated by the Allies. The author, Adam Kaczkowski, photographed Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1966 and 1968. The book was published two years later. All the photos are in black and white. These B&W pictures are gritty. There wereContinue reading “Auschwitz-Birkenau Book Recommendation”

Hitler’s Furies: So Disappointing

I am deeply disappointed by this book. Wendy Lower’s writing, as described by another reviewer, was certainly “pedestrian”. It is dry and full of minutiae. I completely understand wanting to share EVERYTHING I’ve learned about a topic because I’m excited to share. Ms. Lower’s writing was dull. She was writing a book on a facetContinue reading “Hitler’s Furies: So Disappointing”