Hungarian P.O.W. Story

In this section you will find a category of posts entitled:  A Hungarian Memoir.  The quotes below relate to history, please take a moment to view them.  Thank you.

“the past teaches lessons for future action” – that “the same sorts of events which have happened before will recur…” -G.W. Tompf

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” -George Santayana, The Life of Reason or The Phase of Human Process: Reason in Common Sense 284 (2nd ed., Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, New York 1924

“So the story of man runs in a dreary circle, because he is not yet master of the earth that holds him.” – Will Durant

“The past is not dead.  In fact, it’ not even past.” – William Faulkner

“If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.” – George Bernard Shaw

“History is philosophy teaching by examples.” – Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War

“Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters. – African Proverb

“History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days.” – Winston Churchill

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Image of the various gulags and camp locations that were in the Soviet Union.

Image of the various gulags and camp locations that were in the Soviet Union.

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