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Veterans Day is just over a week away so Balladeer’s Blog looks at some more World War One history.

SERGEANT ALVIN YORK – At age 29 (yes, twenty-nine) Alvin York of Tennessee was drafted into the United States Army in November of 1917. 354 more words

Balladeer's Blog

Birth of Captain America - and cinema

Till 1941, USA was neutral in World War 2. Like America , Batman & Superman were neutral.

However with Axis power winning , US had something to fear after seeing their ally UK alone against Nazi,Fascist & Japanese Empire. 233 more words

Pop Culture

D-Day Thoughts on Strength versus Weakness

W.J. Astore

On this 72nd anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion at Normandy in France during World War II, it’s high time we thought about what is truly weakness versus strength in U.S. 737 more words

US Politics