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The Rally

More than 10,000 WAVES attended this rally at the Washington Monument to celebrate their 2nd anniversary on July 30, 1944. After they assembled, they marched over the hill to the Sylvan Theater. 8 more words

The Book Thief

Courage beyond words.

It’s been a really long time since I’ve done a movie review!  I really want to get back into doing those, but sometimes just keeping up with book reviews is hard enough. 554 more words


Strawberry preserves (Gladys)

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Dear Daddy – First will mention Father’s Day which comes on the 20th of this month, but I suppose you won’t get this till much later. 217 more words


Churchill’s Bunker in London

I have been to London at least twenty times. It is one of my favorite cities. As a native New Yorker, it is one of the few cities in the world that I could earnestly say feels like New York’s sister city. 719 more words


What Happened on July 28th - A Plane Crashed into Empire State Building

A United States military plane crashes into the Empire State Building on this day in 1945, killing 14 people. The freak accident was caused by heavy fog. 399 more words


Zimmer Frei

I was amused to read on a German bunker from Word War II written with irony on the wall: “ZIMMER FREI” (German = translated: “room for rent”). 50 more words

10 Poorly Educated But Incredibly Successful People

Education is important—there’s no denying that fact. For the most part, the more schooling you receive, the more successful you will be in your chosen path. 1,456 more words