Review: Bomb Happy

As I travelled to the Junction theatre in Goole with a friend, I had a great deal of trepidation about seeing the play Bomb Happy. Written by Helena Fox, it is based on the experiences of a number of Second World War veterans from York. But not just any veterans, a group of men who […]

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The Red Army’s Forgotten Photographer

He took the defining photo of the U.S.S.R.’s victory over Nazi Germany, although many of his photographs were heavily doctored or staged for Soviet propaganda purposes. But instead of accolades from communist authorities, Yevgeny Khaldei — born 100 years ago in 1917 — struggled to remain employed as anti-Semitism swept through the Soviet Union. Yevgeny Khaldei […]

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