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Holocaust history and postwar testimony are explored in Christopher Browning’s 2003 study of Adolf Eichmann’s self-portrayal in Jerusalem

The current post and subsequent ones (if I get around to them) are concerned with three books about the Second World War: (1) Collected Memories: Holocaust History and Postwar Testimony (2003) (2) Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland (2017) (3) The Third Reich in History and Memory (2015) History of […]


Riding Into Battle: Canadian Cyclists in the Great War (Mississauga South Historical Society presentation – Tuesday November 27th @ 7 PM Lorne Park Library, 1474 Truscott Road)

Following message is from Jonathan Giggs, President, Mississauga South Historical Society Please join the Mississauga South Historical Society on Tuesday November 27th at 7 PM at the Lorne Park Library (1474 Truscott Road).  Map:,-79.6299407,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x882b443fd43c6d29:0x4cf975c8d01e4175!8m2!3d43.530995!4d-79.627752 Author and Professor Ted Glenn will speak about his new book Riding Into Battle: Canadian Cyclists in the Great War.  The […]


The history of land-use planning in Regent Park reflects the worldwide history of land-use planning

A May 16, 2018 CBC article is entitled: “Decision quietly made by Toronto Community Housing sparks concern in Regent Park: TCH acknowledges it should have told residents sooner new developers could be moving in.” The concluding paragraphs of the article read: With the agency committing to be more transparent with its decisions, resident Michelle Basha […]


The Order of the Templars was a powerful, militarized monastic order which arose during the Crusader wars: Introductory remarks

A recent post is entitled: Upgrades at Toronto Public Library website are highly impressive. At the latter post, Bert Eccles has shared a most interesting Comment, about how he likes to be reading many books at the same time, as that makes for a more interesting reading experience, than would otherwise be the case. I very […]