Justice at last for Marie Colvin | News Review | The Sunday Times

To the colleagues of Marie Colvin, the Sunday Times journalist who was killed in Syria in 2012, the black eyepatch she wore for the last decade or so of her life was a defiant symbol of her courage — Läs på http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/justice-at-last-for-marie-colvin-nsnjg86h8

Tarzan was Lord William Charles Midlin, 14th Earl of Streatham

We’ve all heard the expression “raised by wolves,” but is it possible that someone could have been raised by apes? To think that a person could actually have grown up in the jungle and thus, become almost super-human with skill and ability might sound crazy, but it turns out that the idea of someone ableContinue reading “Tarzan was Lord William Charles Midlin, 14th Earl of Streatham”

Alfred Dreyfus | French military officer | Britannica

Alfred Dreyfus, French army officer whose trial for treason began a 12-year controversy, known as the Dreyfus Affair, that deeply marked the political and social history of the French Third Republic. Dreyfus was the son of a wealthy Jewish textile manufacturer. In 1882 he entered the École — Läs på http://www.britannica.com/biography/Alfred-Dreyfus

Sarajevo – background or plot

An ordinary summer day in the city of Sarajevo harbors the historic tale of world altering events that lead to the first world war. The story follows a Croatian magistrate and his struggles as he attempts to unravel the plots of two young men responsible for the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Was it coincidentalContinue reading “Sarajevo – background or plot”

Swiss kept billions in looted Nazi gold

Swiss kept billions in looted Nazi gold — Läs på http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/Holocaust/swiss-kept-billions.html