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Tag: World War II

  • Emeritus Professor Harold Pagliaro Reflects on Combat Experience

    Emeritus Professor Harold Pagliaro Reflects on Combat Experience from Swarthmore News and Events by Mark Anskis November 11, 2015 Seventy-two years removed from his military service, the fear of combat still lingers with Harold Pagliaro, Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor Emeritus of English Literature and Provost Emeritus. “I still have nightmares about being sent to the…

  • Science and Compassion: John W. Thompson’s Trajectory From Swarthmore to the Nuremberg Trials

    Science and Compassion: John W. Thompson’s Trajectory From Swarthmore to the Nuremberg Trials

    Science and Compassion: John W. Thompson’s Trajectory From Swarthmore to the Nuremberg Trials A lecture by Paul Weindling Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Kohlberg Hall, Scheuer Room Swarthmore College (directions) Paul Weindling’s lecture will focus on his research contained in his new book, John W. Thompson: Psychiatrist in the Shadow of…

  • Holocaust survivor to tell his story

    All are welcome to hear David Tuck tell his story about surviving the Holocaust. November 18, 4:15 PM, Science Center 101  David was born in Poland in 1929. Life drastically changed on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. David and his family were deported to the Lodz ghetto, and then David was sent to…

  • Postwar Relief Efforts to Japan

    From our friends at Bryn Mawr!