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The Escape of the Nine

Posted on April 12, 2021 3:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Gwen Strauss

The Nine follows the true story of author Gwen Strauss’s great aunt Hélène Podliasky, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters as they escaped a German forced labor camp and made a ten-day journey across the … Read the article

Celebrating Women’s History Month in 2021

Posted on March 8, 2021 12:00 pm Published by

by The History Reader

In 1981, Congress declared the week of March 7th as “Women’s History Week.” This was between second and third-wave feminism, so people did not think one week was enough. After many petitions, Congress officially dedicated the
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