Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Surreal Salvador Dali Party

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

A 1941 newsreel reporting on Surrealist artist Salvador Dali, who designed and hosted a party held in the Bali Room of the Hotel Del Monte, Monterey, California; a fund raiser to help European artists displaced by WWII. Found at YouTube from longtimers.

Why We Fight: The Nazis Strike

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

This film shows Hitler’s rise to power. Preparations for war are shown along with Germany’s bloodless conquest of Austria and Czechoslovakia. When the blitzkrieg rolls into Poland, the curtains rises on World War II in Europe. Found at YouTube from PoathJunction.

Spain

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Taken in the central highlands of Spain, the autonomous regions Castilla-La-Mancha and Castilla-y-Léon. A region full of history and culture: The Goths, Romans and Moors have left their marks here. Found at Vimeo from Ben.