Category: World War II

Diet Eman- WWII Hero posted on History of Sorts

There are so many brave souls you never read about in the history books. I enjoy a lot of the stories Dirk DeKlein post on his blog History of Sorts. Dirk is a Dutch man living in Ireland and he is passionate about music, movies, and history. His posts primarily concern the WWII era, but often include music, movies, and the occasional serial killer.

This story is about a young Christian couple engaged to be married, who join the Dutch resistance and help fight the Nazis. Both are eventually captured. While Diet finally gains her freedom and moves to the U.S., her fiance died in Dachau Concentration Camp. Diet also had a brother die in a Japanese prison camp.

Diet Eman eventually wrote her memoir with help from Dr. Jame Schaap. titled Things We Couldn’t Say. It is a dramatic account of Christian resistance in Holland during WWII. It has been added to my “Must Read” list and I just had to mention it here. Click the link below to read Dirk’s entire post.

Only the good die young, all the evil seem to live forever is a line from an Iron Maiden song, and there have been times where I thought this to be true, because I saw so many evil people living a long and prosperous lives. But thankfully ever now and then that theory is proven […]

Diet Eman- WWII Hero. — History of Sorts

The British Supermarine Spitfire of WW II

Hero of the Battle of Britain

Dirk DeKlein over at History of Sorts has a great little post on the British Supermarine Spitfire which was one of the best fighter planes of WW II. The story goes that Hermann Goering, head of the Luftwaffe, asked two of his generals, General Galland and General Molders, what they needed to defeat the British during the Battle of Britain. General Galland finally replied, “A squadron of Spitfires.” The Reichsmarshall was not amused.

You can read his terrific post here!

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