November 9 – A Pivotal Date in German History

November 9 – That date has a huge significance in Germany and to the world. NOVEMBER 9, 1938 November 9, 1938 was when Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) happened which escalated and led to the Jewish holocaust but it was also the date that changed...

A Look at Larissa, Greece – An Ancient City

My first book, “In the Blood of the Greeks” takes places in a small Greek town called Larissa – an ancient city dating back 5,000 years. It is situated in Thessaly – The Germans favoured the city during World War II because of it’s location and the rail line...

Interview: MediaBlvd Magazine Interview May 2006

Here’s an old interview I gave for MediaBlvd Magazine from May 2006. INTERVIEW FROM MEDIABLVD MAGAZINE 22 May 2006 Intertwined Souls: An Interview with Author Mary D. Brooks By Kenn Gold Set against the historical backdrop of a German occupied village in World...

Auschwitz: Tourist Attraction Or Memorial?

The Sydney Morning Herald has an article about Auschwitz and whether it should be a tourist “attraction”. Click here to read – it’s a very good article. My thoughts on this is that I’m torn between yes, obliterate that place from the face of the earth and let’s keep...