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Irene Gut Opdyke
« on: February 07, 2019, 10:16:59 AM »
Episode 294 of the Professor Buzzkill podcast (available wherever you get podcasts) is about this remarkable woman. Born in Poland before WW II, educated as a nurse, she witnesses the murder of an infant by a German soldier and is so upset by it that she spends the rest of the war risking her own life in ways that... well, listen to this short (8 1/2 minute) podcast.
"Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think long and hard before starting a war."
-- Otto von Bismarck