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Harsh History: The Bermuda Conference of 1939

This article was taken from our archives. It comes from the May 2005 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. A look at Bermuda's role in the discrimination of Jews and the infamous Bermuda Conference of 1939. Visiting politicians and businessmen must have held thousands of "Bermuda Conferences" here over the years. But in the minds of many Jews today, those words have an unpleasant connotation. To them, the Bermuda Conference can only be the…


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8 Stunning Vintage Shots of Bermuda’s Shores

Can you can guess where these striking shots were taken? Some of these beaches or seascapes are unrecognisable to the younger generation. As hurricanes rip across our shores they change the cliff faces and sandy bays year by year. Reacquaint…


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Going With The Flow

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 2000 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. An author and historian recounts tales of The Tide and other stories of his…


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The 411 on Shipwrecks: 12 Wrecks You Should Know

With more shipwrecks per square mile than anywhere else in the world, Bermuda is known as the shipwreck capital of the Atlantic. It’s no wonder why Bermuda was once known as the Devil’s Isle as the constellation of reefs that…


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Denslow’s Bermuda Fairytale

After the success of The Wizard of Oz, the book’s eccentric illustrator W.W. Denslow moved to Bermuda in search of inspiration and infamy. "Where is Bermuda?” said the Lion anxiously. “Is it a wild place, and is the voyage a…

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12 of Bermuda’s BEST Historic Sites

Bermuda is a small island, which means that everything needed for a nation's infrastructure is packed close together. Everywhere has a story to go with it from the centuries of human history the island has experienced, and the millions of…