1955: Churchill resigns, Eden to take over

April 7, 2019 admin 0

1955: Sir WINSTON CHURCHILL has resigned from his position as Prime Minister. He will continue to represent Woodford in the House of Commons. The following announcement was made from Buckingham Palace at 5 p.m. yesterday: […]


Book highlights Nazi troops binge shopping trips

March 14, 2019 admin 0

In his new book focusing on the German Home Front, author Nathan Morley describes how German soldiers occupying France literally gorged on food shopping after enduring years of shortages in Germany. “Actually, what soldiers could […]


Huckleberry Finn becomes worldwide hit

February 18, 2019 admin 0

Published on this day in 1885, Mark Twain’s classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn became a worldwide sensation. Huck was the disreputable boy in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” ragged; uncased for, beaten whenever his […]


Bruno Ganz, the actor that played Hitler, dies

February 16, 2019 admin 0

Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor and a prominent figure in German language film and television for more than fifty years, has died. Ganz was internationally renowned for portraying Adolf Hitler in the Academy Award-nominated film […]


Trip Tips: Glorious Istanbul

February 14, 2019 admin 0

Istanbul: Also known as the city of seven hills, this prestigious city sees an upwards of ten million visitors and tourists annually, and for good reason, too. It boasts countless incredible attractions and buildings, and […]


The German quest for Nanga Parbat

February 13, 2019 admin 0

German attempts to conquer the highest mountain in the British Empire, enthralled the nation during the 1930s. “Just as Everest was considered the “hunting ground” of the British, so was Nanga Parbat the special preserve […]