Friday, March 13, 2015

HTHS Weekly: History from the Interweb #27

HTHS Weekly: History from the Interweb is a round-up of brand spankin' new history articles, selected by yours truly. Click on the link to be directed to the home site where you can read a professional being professional in their entirety.

Conservationists are calling for a ban to be put in place preventing people from walking among the stones on both the longest and shortest days of the year. Keep your people in check, Arthur.

Japan must face up to its shameful Second World War past like Germany did, says Angela Merkel at Telegraph

The German chancellor speaks up on trip to Tokyo of the need for Japan to squarely confront its past ahead of 70th anniversary of country's defeat in Second World War. Am I the only one who sees the irony in this?

These are the images that reshaped our history and the way we see the world around us.

9 things you might not know about Anne Frank at History Extra
On the 70th anniversary of the death of Anne Frank, a new documentary featuring eyewitness testimony explores what happened to the 14-year-old after she and her family were captured by the Nazis in 1944.

You know it's a slow news week when stupid connections like this one are made.

Like, I said: slow news week. Looks like a cat turd.

I love that remembrance song U2 did for this voting rights movement.

3,000 Skeletons Recovered at London Train Station Site at Discovery
A team of 60 researchers will work in shifts six days a week over the next month to remove the ancient skeletons to make way for a new train station.

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