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Paris, 1944: Vive la Résistance!

Posted by Pete on 25th Aug 2020

Today in 1944, after four, brutal years of Nazi occupation, Paris was liberated by a motley coalition of left-wing Partisans, Spanish Republicans, and Allied soldiers. It was a towering moment in the … read more

Symphony under Siege

Posted by Pete on 9th Aug 2020

The composer Dmitri Shostakovich died today in 1975. Decades earlier, during WW2, his Seventh Symphony became a global beacon of resistance to the Nazi empire when it was performed by a half-starved … read more