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'That is awesome': Mel Brooks shares a story about WWII that will make your day

My brother Lenny wrote “Happy Hannukah Hitler” on one of the bombs he dropped from his B17 Flying Fortress in WWII #AVeryMelHannukah

— Mel Brooks (@MelBrooks) …

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All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book makes it to my top 25 list, perhaps higher, and I didn’t even want to read it. 479 more words


A Holocaust Survivor's view on the relationship between US and Cuba

I have the wonderful blessing of hearing my mother’s views on world affairs, and whether I agree with all her sentiments or not, the one thing that is certain, is that I always learn something.   317 more words

Mittelwerk GmbH V2 Rocket (A4)

@Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany

December 2014

The Deutsches Museum in Munich is one of the great technology museums of the world, and I was fortunate to visit the facility during a recent vacation.  51 more words

Movie Thoughts: The Railway Man



The Railway Man 心靈勇者

導演:Jonathan Teplitzky
主要演員:Colin Firth, Jeremy Irvine, Nicole Kidman, Tanroh Ishida

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A United States Navy Hellcat. A carrier based plane that destroyed more enemy aircraft during WWII than any other Allied Naval Aircraft. Flying out of the Palm Springs Air Museum.

Grandad’s WWII Diary - Monday 24th August - Tuesday 1st September 1942

Click here for entry for Tuesday 18th August – Sunday 23rd August 1942

Monday August 24

Day 505

Wrote all morning.  Down on beach.

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