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Nazi Heist

“Monuments Men”(2014) is a movie that would have been best made as a documentary.  The film directed by and starring George Clooney is based on general historical facts. 130 more words


Francis James Vail

Today would have been my father’s, Francis James Vail, 93rd birthday. Roughly 10 years ago he was interviewed by someone from CCSU, for their Veterans History Project, about his experiences in World War II. 29 more words


Lifeboat is a good enough picture, but unfortunately ends up being more interesting as a historical document than a work of art or a piece of entertainment. 719 more words



The 1940s are what I would like to call The War Decade, since much of the news of that time had been dominated by WW II; There were rations everywhere: Tires & other kinds of rubber, sugar, dairy, coffee, EVERYTHING! 207 more words


Book Reviews: Panthers Play for Keeps and His Majesty's Hope by Susan Elia MacNeal

Panthers Play for Keeps
A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir
Clea Simon
Poisoned Pen Press, April 2014
ISBN No. 978-1-59058-870-3

Pru Marlowe is walking Spot, a dog she is training. 652 more words

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Lost and Found - July 25th Edition

What to remember about July 25th…

  • 1780  General Horatio Gates takes command of southern Continental forces
  • 1861  Congress passes Crittendon-Johnson Resolution stating that the war is for reunion not to end slavery…
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