Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ludwig Guttman – Father of the Paralympics

Tomorrow is the opening day of the Paralympic Games, following on from the thoroughly successful Olympic Games in London.The Paralympics began as the Stoke-Mandeville Games when Dr Ludwig Guttman, a pre-eminent German neurosurgeon was invited to establish the National Spinal … Continue reading

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Death Camp Treblinka – Survivor stories

Programme on BBC Four (TV) tonight at 21:00 – Death Camp Treblinka – Survivor stories The dark heart of the Nazi holocaust, Treblinka was an extermination camp where over 800,000 Polish Jews perished from 1942. Only two men can bear … Continue reading

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