A Polish prisoner carefully checks there are no guards around before he enters one of the SS cloakrooms in Auschwitz. He takes out a hidden vial and quickly sprinkles its contents on the collars of those hated uniforms, before slipping out again. Within two weeks some of the Germans had come down with the typhoid that was wiping out so many of the prisoners.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2020
Drawing opposition as formidable as Legia Warsaw was hardly the dream date Cork City had in mind in the Champions League but, while John Caulfield is not hiding from the difficulty of the challenge thrown up by yesterday’s First Round draw in Nyon – “probably got the toughest that was there” was his initial reaction yesterday – the City manager is still hoping that his side can subject the three-in-a-row Polish champions to something of a “nightmare” in the first leg at home.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2018
AT a moment when there are far too many reasons to feel that we have moved from being a post-war world to being a pre-war world Wednesday’s taunting of America by North Korea over their new nuclear capabilities did little to lift a darkening mood.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017