Ryvangen Mindelund A short follow up from the last two posts for the memory of our lost young resistance members in Denmark who helped us to save face and become part of the Western Allies. My husband Henry and I went to Copenhagen this past D-Day weekend. This new granite memorial has been erected at the cemetery commemorating the many […]
I would like to give you an impression of the historic site. Stonewall Jackson played a crucial role in both battles, as a gigantic equestrian statue of him is dominant in the park.
Battle of Britain Monument at Victoria Embankment in London The Battle of Britain took place from 10th July -31st October 1940. The outcome of WWII would have turned out differently had the Germans won. Winston Churchill NEVER IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN CONFLICT WAS SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW.” Winston Churchill, 20 August 1940 In 2014, […]
At Liverpool Street Station in London in central London is a war memorial for the 10.000 Jewish children who had to flee to England during the year before WWII broke out. Eighty years ago today they would have their first Christmas without their parents. Most of them would never be able to see them again as the majority of the […]
Dark parts of history are hiding in a beautiful town or nature, and most people ignorantly pass by
The Verdun Memorial Bench at Kew Gardens It could be so that many Kew Garden visitors choose to take a rest at this memorial bench without realising the meaning of it. Hope and Remembrance It immediately caught my eye as something extraordinary, and a carved inscription beneath the seat tells the story that the wood comes from an acorn found […]