Piecing Scattered Souls: Maine, Germany, Mexico, China, and Beyond, by David O. Solmitz

“This haunting autobiography is a major contribution to the newly growing body of Holocaust-survivor-children’s memoirs. Its two-part title says much: “Piecing Scattered Souls” highlights the care in the centripetal organization of the three-generation narrative dealing with the author’s survivor parents, his own generation of Holocaust-survivor children and their wives, and the next generation of hisContinue reading “Piecing Scattered Souls: Maine, Germany, Mexico, China, and Beyond, by David O. Solmitz”

My Tainted Blood by Hubert C. Kueter

My Tainted Blood follows the author, Hubert C. Kueter, as a boy and teenager in wartime Breslau and postwar Germany. People’s names have been changed but the circumstances are all too real. Hubert turned surviving in WWII’s Germany, as a half Jewish youth, into an adventure and writes about his exploits with wit and humor.Continue reading “My Tainted Blood by Hubert C. Kueter”

Breckinridge Long: American Eichmann??? by Neil Rolde

An Enquiry into the Character of the Man Who Denied Visas to the Jews By Neil Rolde During the Holocaust, while the Nazis were exterminating thousands of Jews daily, the U.S. State Department official in charge of matters concerning all European refugees was Breckinridge Long. He was known as an extreme nativist, who was suspiciousContinue reading “Breckinridge Long: American Eichmann??? by Neil Rolde”

Project Omaha Beach: The Life and Military Service of a Penobscot Indian Elder by Charles Shay

In 2007 Charles Norman Shay went to Washington, DC, to receive the Legion of Honor medal from French President Nicolas Sarkozy. The medal has joined the others bestowed on him, including a Silver Star and four bronze battle stars from World War II and the Korean War, in his home on the Penobscot Indian IslandContinue reading “Project Omaha Beach: The Life and Military Service of a Penobscot Indian Elder by Charles Shay”

Gallery Storks represents art from Maine

Thirty-four artists represented by Gallery Storks participated in the Affordable Art Fair in New York City in October, 2013. The exhibit was a success for the gallery and will hopefully bring interest in Storks from around the world. The next Affordable Art Fair will be in London in March and Storks plans to be aContinue reading “Gallery Storks represents art from Maine”