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The teaching of ignorance: what nation most contributed to the defeat of Germany in 1945?

Summary:  When looking at America’s problems it’s easy to forget that we’re a part of Western civilization, and share many social dynamics with our cousins in other nations. 415 more words


100th anniversary Greyhound Bus exhibit rolls into town

Just in time for The Greyhound Bus company’s 100-year anniversary, a national traveling exhibit about the bus line’s history is making a stop in Minnesota. The company was founded in Hibbing in 1914 . 249 more words


Entry 79.2: "Dragon's Teeth" by Upton Sinclair (1943)

Between 1940 and 1952, American patriotism ran high, and the Pulitzer committee was very much a part of the fervor as it awarded the country’s highest literary prize to a novel that was chiefly about American victories in World War II, on average, every other year. 621 more words


He Served: Henry Garlington, '45

Published in August, 2012, this article originally appeared in “The Skinnie“, Skidaway Island’s local magazine (Savannah, Georgia). It is posted here in its entirety with the permission of “The Skinnie”. 2,115 more words

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WWII Vet awarded medals after 70 years

COLUMBIANA COUNTY, Ohio (WYTV) — It was a very special 90th birthday party on Sunday in Columbiana County where a World War II veteran finally received an honor he had earned nearly 70 years ago. 231 more words

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Book Review - I Can't Begin To Tell You

Denmark, 1940. War has come and everyone must choose a side.

For British-born Kay Eberstern, living on her husband Bror’s country estate, the Nazi invasion and occupation of her adopted country is a time of terrible uncertainty and inner conflict.

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