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Sunday Reader: Undeveloped World War II Film Discovered

Thirty-one rolls of film belonging to an unknown American WWII soldier were just recently developed – 70 years later.

About 70 years ago, an unknown soldier in WWII shot 31 rolls of film documenting his experiences during his service. 156 more words

How Accurate is the Sons of Liberty Miniseries?

As I was granted early access to the series, you can find my review at the Journal of the American Revolution at this link below: 58 more words

American History

Come Home to the Sea - Post Number 500 on TLS

I woke up this morning from a dream about being on the seashore looking out. Our family used to drive across Pennsylvania in the heat of summer and spend a weeks vacation in Wildwood New Jersey. 1,255 more words

Submarine

Recommended: This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War | A Fascinating Study of a Society Immersed in Death

This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Drew Gilpin Faust (2008)

Three summers of road tripping to Civil War battlefields has driven home the horror and carnage of 19th-century warfare. 215 more words

Books

HBO Greenlights 'Lewis and Clark' Miniseries From Edward Norton, Brad Pitt & Tom Hanks

HBO has greenlit the miniseries “Lewis and Clark” from exec producers Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, Dede Gardner and Gary Goetzman. Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts will star as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, respectively. 182 more words

News

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What We've Learned about All of the People Who Laughed at Joni Ernst

1. There are a lot of people who talk a good game when it comes to combating poverty, but who do not understand the history of poverty in America, or its pernicious effects upon those whose lives have been touched by poverty. 56 more words

Evan Andrews: Andrew Jackson Dodges an Assassination Attempt, 180 Years Ago

History.com: Panic broke out in the U.S. Capitol building on January 30, 1835, when an armed assailant tried to gun down President Andrew Jackson as he left a state funeral. 38 more words

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