Enemies A War Story by Kenneth Rosenberg is the storiy of two young German-American men who get caught up in circumstances beyond their control during WWII.
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There’s a movie in Enemies: A War Story

Enemies: A War Story, by Kenneth Rosenberg is a fascinating, fictionalized account of a little-known, somewhat shameful interlude of incidents that took place in the United States during World War II. It’s the story of two young men, Herbie Haupt and Wolfgang Wergin. Both men were born in Germany but…

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Without A Country is Without Energy

Without a Country, by Ayse Kulin, is the story of a Jewish couple who escape Germany in 1933 and move to Turkey, along with the story of their resultant family. I’m not sure if it was the translation(from the Turkish) or the book itself, but it leaves a lot to…

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Zelary — A Timeless Story of World War II

Zelary isn’t really about World War II. It’s set in a tiny town in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. The movie, in Czech with subtitles, is the story of a woman in the resistance who is forced to abandon her urban home and friends and move to Zelary undercover. The woman, Eliska is…

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Shanghai is surprisingly underwhelming

Shangai is a 2015 release currently available on Netflix DVD. If you’re a John Cusack fan like I am, and always wanted to appreciate him as a romantic lead, you’re still going to have to wait. He does his best in this film, which sat on the Hollywood shelf for…

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