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The Spanish Flu's devastating toll

As the First World War was finally winding down in the autumn of 1918, few realized that a much more deadly, worldwide killer was just on the horizon. This one would take two to four times more lives around the world than the four years of bloody conflict.

Lessons in survival

As a young girl in 1930s Czechoslovakia, Anita Fuchs lived a wonderful, privileged life. But her world was shattered by the reality of the time.