I wrote of this meeting with veterans of WWII in Germany, Japan and the USA in this lengthy article, called "30 Minutes with Ojii-san", at
For more on the Nazi regime and what life was like for farmers and those living in the countryside, download this:http://search.yahoo.com/r/_ylt=A0oG7j1R265RARgA_TtXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE0cWtzZGRmBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMgRjb2xvA2FjMgR2dGlkA1FJMDM3XzE2Nw--/SIG=12rbc87fp/EXP=1370442705/**http%3a//cclayton1.edublogs.org/files/2011/12/The-Nazi-regime-2k3jav7.pdf
 "Coombs [Mannings Lawyer] responded [to the DOD's prosecution in court yesterday] by arguing that Manning was selective, saying, quote, "He had access to literally hundreds of millions of documents as an all-source analyst, and these were the documents that he released. And he released these documents because he was hoping to make the world a better place'".
"The trial is expected to run to the end of August. Supporters of Bradley Manning gathered outside FortMeade as the trial opened."http://www.democracynow.org/2013/6/4/bradley_manning_trial_wikileaks_lawyer_sees
 Marjorie Cohn is author of "The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse", as well as "CowboyRepublic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law". Cohn describes only a small number of the crimes that Manning was forced to speak out about in "Bradley Manning's Legal Duty to Expose War Crimes" at