The 74th Anniversary of The Danish Police being deported to German Kz camps

September 19, 1944 Today is the 74 anniversary of the German occupiers to catch the Danish police corps. The German didn’t have confidence that the Danish police would be loyal to them in guarding buildings in danger of being sabotaged. Those who didn’t manage to go into hiding were deported to German concentration camps. My father was among the captured, though […]

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Buildings in Washington D.C.

It’s enjoyable and free to look at buildings while travelling. In this post, I will show you some photos from a memorable journey to Washington D.C. this summer. For earlier posts on D.C.: George Mason Memorial, Constitution Gardens, The U.S. Navy Memorial and World War II Memorial. Everything is within walking distance, but if you want to see a lot in […]

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Birds at Springtime

I connect the birds singing with happy moments in my childhood. Springtime and playing outside. (I have a post on this on my Danish blog, which can be Google translated.) In Denmark, our spring comes slowly so that there is time to enjoy each kind of spring flower while the bird singing increase until about Midsummer where it sadly stops. […]

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Two Brothers and Two Sisters

Lawrence (1899) and  John (1906) were born in Iowa and North Dakota, respectively by immigrants from Denmark. Their father and mother, two small sisters, came to the States to seek new possibilities for a better life in 1893. This immigrant Peder Jorgensen who went to the States in 1893 is my husband’s great-grandfather’s brother.  Henry, my husband and  Leah are third cousins, […]

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