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Fabled Fifteen

We’re excited to announce that Fabled Fifteen: The Pacific War Saga of Carrier Air Group 15  is now available from Casemate.

In this new release, author Thomas McKelvey Cleaver documents the Air Group’s six months at war, with details on their combat tour and daily life aboard the USS Essex during the Pacific War. 1,082 more words


Only U.S. Woman POW in WWII Europe

On September 27, 1944 a C-47 assigned to the 813th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron lifted off from England into the clear morning sky. Its destination was a landing field at St. 848 more words

Amazing Story

Like Brothers (Roscoe)

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September Book of the month giveaway winners

Random.org has spoken:

And the happy winners of




Books Are Cool

Apart from winning this book,
Stephanie will be featured as the blogger of the month… 31 more words


'Nothing Ever Breaks Except The Heart' by Kay Boyle

Nothing Ever Breaks Except The Heart by Kay Boyle, 1941

The magic trick:

A perfect title

In all honesty, you really don’t need to read this story. 223 more words


War happens, but it has limits

The past year has been a reminder of the brutality of modern armed conflicts. The killing of U.S. and British hostages by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the shooting down of… 662 more words


Mosquito LR503 - A Unique Record

De Havilland Mosquito ‘LR503′ was one of only 54 B.IX models of the famous “wooden wonder” and holds a unique place in the annals of aviation in that it flew more combat missions than any other allied aircraft during World War II. 294 more words