Tagged: london moment

Wladyslaw Sikorski

65 years after his death, the magazine „Der Spiegel“ headlines „Wie starb General Sikorski?“ – How did General Sikorski die? The answer seems to be easy: on the 4th July 1943, a liberator of...

Day of Prayer for France

After the November 2015 Paris attacks, the London Eye was illuminated in blue, white and red, the colours of the French flag, as a memorial to the attacks. The British People – as the...

Wiener Library Opens UNWCC Archives

Recently, the Wiener Library in London has opened the United Nations War Crimes Commissions Archives to the public. The opening has attracted publicity well beyond the academic community (as for example in this article...

Blue Plaques

At least 20 years have passed since you died and you are a notable figure of the past? There is still a building in Greater London people might associate with you? Did this building...

Capital of Europe

When the Nazis conquered the continent in 1939/1940, political elites from all over Europe fled to Great Britain, last remaining safe haven of the Allies in reachable distance. Most European governments whose territory was...