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Who You Calling an Addict?

The 2008 Academy Award winning Best Picture, The Hurt Locker, sets combat in the context of addiction, depicting an Explosive Ordnance Disposal expert being unable to keep himself from returning to combat.  1,121 more words

Tora, Tora, Tora in Carlisle!

February shapes up to be an interesting month for those interested in WWII history.

The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) continues the Strategic Art Film Program with a viewing, dinner and discussion of the award-winning film, … 305 more words

WWII

Ohio Christian University, Faith-Based Plagiarism, and the History of the CCCU

I’ve written about my dissatisfaction with Ohio Christian University before. It’s harder to ignore the faults of an institution so closely to tied to your childhood. 487 more words

The irony of three sharpshooters.

Sharpshooter:

People have eyes but some can see well than others.

Annie Oakley was a sharpshooter. Remember the guns she used were rifles of the nineteen hundred era. 263 more words

A Crazy Story

The Jew meets Alvin York and goes to war.

Chapter fifteen: Making new friends and heading to war.

If you look closely you will notice Barry in the back. He entered the army as Barry G. 593 more words

The Jew

Chapter fifteen

Seven days of pure hell. It took seven days from the departure to the landing. The seas were rough and most of the men had seasickness. 283 more words

The Jew