Author: Marion Kummerow

Holocaust Memorial “Rampe Bergen”

Probably everyone knows about the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, but there’s another smaller memorial nearby. The “Rampe Bergen” or Train Loading Ramp Bergen. The monument made of unused railtracks marks the entrance to the hiking trail leading to the Rampe Bergen Memorial. The ramp itself cannot be accessed, because it’s on military grounds, but the memorial […]

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Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

Recently I visited the concentration camp in Bergen-Belsen that was hosting a temporary exhibition about Children in Concentration Camps. The Bergen-Belsen Memorial Foundation has interviewed many children survivors and made the video interviews available in the exhibition. Even after so many years the now aged people are still emotionally disturbed when talking about their experiences. […]

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Warsaw Uprising

In June 2017  I spent a few days in Warsaw. Poland, and especially the capital has plenty of WW2 history. The picture to the left is the memorial for the fallen soldiers in the Warsaw Uprising, the biggest uprising against the German occupation anywhere in Europe. I spent half a day in the Warsaw Uprising […]

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Turning Point

About PEARL HARBOR AND MORE Stories of WWII: December 1941: On December 7th 1941, a pivotal event took place that changed the face of World War II. Hundreds of Japanese fighter planes carried out a devastating surprise attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. By December 11th, the United States was […]

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Pearl Harbor and More

Meet the Authors: PEARL HARBOR AND MORE-Stories of WWII: December 1941 Eight authors hailing from across the globe have come together to share with you this anthology of stories to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the entry of the United States into World War Two. First, we present the […]

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