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25th Jewish Film Festival Review: ‘Tito’s Glasses’

Jacob Altaras, TITO'S GLASSES, 25th NY Jewish Film Festival

Have your parents been truthful with you about their past? Read More »

Remembering My Dad and The Greatest Generation on Veterans Day


Remembering the Greatest Generation as it dims from memory. Read More »

Board Game Review: ‘Quartermaster General’ by Griggling Games

quartermaster general game

"An army marches on its stomach" rings true for this WWII resource-management game. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Hunting Gun,’ ‘Bullfight,’ and ‘Life of a Counterfeiter’ by Yasushi Inoue

Yaushi Inoue

Inoue's early works cast a light upon a period of Japanese history, the post-World War Two period, that is little known to most English-speaking readers. They also reveal why he is as venerated as he is. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Hanns and Rudolf’ by Thomas Harding

Hanns and Rudolf The True Story of the German Jew Who Tracked Down and Caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz  by Thomas Harding

A book detailing the capture of the notorious and elusive Rudolf Höss. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Fall Down Seven’ by C.E. Edmonson

Fall Down Seven by C.E. Edmonson

A moving and dynamic story about a Japanese-American family’s experiences when World War II begins. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo’ by Nicholas Kulish

Book Review The Eternal Nazi by Nicholas Kulish

Aa fascinating book, written in clear style with short, easy to comprehend chapters. it provides insight on how war criminals were able to avoid persecution. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Daylight Precision’ by Douglas Lackey

Joel Stigliano in Daylight Precision by Douglas Lackey, directed by Alexander Harrington at Theater for the New City. Photo by Jonathan Slaff.

When fighting a war, should a country attempt to behave morally or should the approach be to overwhelm the enemy with such bloodshed that they can never get up again to fight? 'Daylight Precision' reveals the intelligence behind the two philosophical views held by generals during WWII which brought life and effected death on a massive scale. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund’ by Arnie Bernstein

Book Review Swastika Nation Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund by Arnie Bernstein

The rise and fall of the American Nazi movement is an almost forgotten chapter in history. It would be wise not to forget it. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children)’ by Ransom Riggs

Book Review Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) by Ransom Riggs

Enjoy this second excursion with a talented writer with an eye for strange and wonderful characters. But do read the first volume first. Read More »