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Seventy years ago this year World War II came to an end. Alongside the collective sigh of relief in Allied countries that the most brutal war humanity had ever witnessed was over, there was as well a sense of disbelief at the sight of the concentration camps, the existence of which to be sure had been well-known to the Allies.
Humanity had not witnessed anything resembling the Holocaust. A systematic, rational, industrial plan designed to eliminate completely an entire people from the face of the earth, the Holocaust was to become an exceptional phenomenon in History. Carried out by one of the most cultured nations the world had ever known, the Holocaust would turn out to be a distinctive…
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The link below is to an article that looks at the settling of the Faroe Islands.
The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of Viking jewelry in Denmark.
The link below is to an article that tells the amusing story of Tycho Brahe, an astronomer, who owned a drunk moose.