The sun was rising over Big Cabin, Okla. Where does that come from? It comes from growing up feeling like an outsider and from training yourself, always, to fit in. Back in , that same Texan wife and I went to live in Berlin, immediately immersing ourselves in the culture.
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These words were feared by all German women in It was an indication that something unpleasant was coming their way. These words were uttered by wild looking tough battle-hardened Red Army soldiers who had learnt that smattering of German. The mass gang rape of German Fraus and Fraulein when the country lost the war remains one of the most under-reported piece of history. Soviet soldiers burst into a room filled with young German girls Perhaps it was wilfully buried by the British and American media and academia because most of the brutal rapes were committed by their WW2 ally, Soviet Russia.
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For several centuries Germany has enjoyed a tradition of governmental support of the arts. Before the founding of the German Empire in , the many small kingdoms, principalities, duchies, bishoprics, and free cities that preceded it—as well as Austria and German-speaking Switzerland —supported the arts; they established theatres, museums, and libraries, and their leaders acted as patrons for poets, writers, painters, and performers. The institutions thus founded and the convention of generous public support have continued uninterrupted to the present. Several hundred theatres are subsidized by the federal government, the states, and the cities, and there also are many privately financed theatres.
Clara Immerwahr was the courageous chemist who dared to take a lone stand against her husband and an entire empire in opposition to chemical warfare. How will she be remembered in the International Year of Chemistry? Seventeen year old Lepa Radic was publicly hanged from the branch of a tree, in Bosanska Krupa in Bosnia in January , for shooting at German soldiers. In a Dachau war crimes trial he was convicted of using 1, concentration camp prisoners for malaria experimentation. Thirty died directly from the inoculations and to died later from complications of the disease.