During World War II, 425,000 German soldiers taken prisoner by American forces in Africa and Europe were sent to the United States. Most of the prisoner-of-war camps were located in the East and South. But some were built in the West as well, including a small one in Goleta, California.
On this day in 1942, the Germans destroyed the tiny Czech village of Lidice. The men were all shot, the women and children taken to concentration camps. It must not be forgotten.
Avila Beach was the perfect spot for this gathering.
On this day in history, May 27, 1942, the brave men and women of the Czech Resistance attempted to assassinate SS Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich.
Every picture tells a story, and at the Greener Pastures Farm Sanctuary in Arroyo Grande every animal, from Andre the floppy-eared goat to Donna the black hen has a story to tell…
This little known hero was a Mexican diplomat who saved thousands of Jews and Spanish refugees during one of the darkest times in history.