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Living in Nazi Germany
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Living in Nazi Germany

Jack Nicholson, in the 1975 movie “The passenger”, plays a character who switches his identity with that of someone recently deceased.   Sean Sheehan   A novel with the same title, “The passenger”, was written almost four decades earlier but remained virtually unknown for seventy years. Its main character is […]

Off to war with a Camera
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Off to war with a Camera

The soldiers thought of it as a foreign holiday and so they brought their cameras. Their country has the best –35 mm. Leicas and the Rolleiflex and the Rolleicord were all made there– and its military capability was just as first-rate.   Sean Sheehan   The war in Spain has […]