Category Archive: war

Dead pig in ground

<< BEFORE: Babka remembers tales from 20th century Slovak childhood … ALSO SEE:  Babka shares more memories about food & WWII …

Built during wartime

<< BEFORE: Rabbit does not make it to top of mountains … ALSO: Read about next hiking trip… >> ALSO, NEXT: One week later, snow comes to mountains (foto!)…  or see some posts from this approximate… Continue reading

Root cellar

<< BEFORE: Why is Slovakia angry at Greece?  Babka illustrates with story.

War is bad (the soldier must go)

<< BEFORE: Babka explains why her father stayed silent during war. This weekend is Memorial Day in United States.  Babka continues her stories about father’s experiences in World War II:

He was silent

<< BEFORE: He saw everything… I often remind my comics students that “action” is anything you DO… including doing nothing.  Standing still, being silent, looking other way are all things people DO in… Continue reading

He saw everything

<< BEFORE: Babka talks about father’s work before war…

Little Hitler

<< BEFORE: Rabbit draws (and tries not to eat too much) with girls. Rabbit wants to keep one eye on pop culture and one eye on history!  But what happens when Hitler rears… Continue reading

SNP square

<< Rabbit cannot check email, so wanders Bratislava streets …and ends up sitting under statue of loyal son with machine gun: NEXT: Off to draw different square >>

Song: “Slovenske mamicky”

“Disaster upon disaster / For that red blood / Which pours out / On the green fields.”

WWII reflection

<< Rabbit retells WWII in Slovakia “GOVERNMENT” (REDRAW) #4: NEXT: Leaving museum >>

WWII in Slovakia

<< Rabbit reads at computer terminal in SNP Museum “GOVERNMENT” (REDRAW) PART 3: Let’s look at rabbit’s initial impression of enormous history of Second World War in Slovakia:

“Government” (REDRAW) Part 2: Uprising

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