The Grim Historian
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The Grim Historian

Americans Have Learned Nothing From Nazi Germany

Where they burn books…

Photo by Freddy Kearney on Unsplash

On May 10th, 1933, forty thousand German students gathered for a torch-lit procession in Berlin's opera square. German folk music played as students marched in unison around a bonfire. The curling smoke furled into the night air, devouring words. So many words.




History is Nasty, Brutish, Short, and Grim. Let these stories cheer you up.

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Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact:

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