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Deep Beneath Mount Dora’s Streets Lies A Colossal Cold War Secret

Somewhere in an orange grove on the outskirts of Mount Dora, a 2,000-pound steel door hides a set of steps leading off into the dark. Those brave enough to descend will find a forgotten world, where furniture rots and cockroaches cover the walls. Once, these tunnels were considered a prime investment, owned by some of …

A Jewish Photographer Hid These Pictures From The Nazis, And The Story They Tell Is Heartbreaking

When the Nazis began clearing out a Jewish ghetto in a German-occupied city in Poland, one Jewish photographer, fearing for his life, buried a box containing thousands of photographic negatives. Decades later, they offer a haunting and intimate glimpse into a tragic episode in Europe’s history. The photographer’s name was Henryk Ross. Before the war, he …