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The Dog Days of Winter: Reading David Halberstam’s Book on the Korean War

Even though I pride myself on being an American history buff, my knowledge of the Korean War had been limited. I am familiar with the 1970 Robert Altman movie… 2,410 more words

Military History

Coldest Winter

Halberstam, David. The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War. New York: Hyperion, 2007.

Reason read: the Korean War officially ended in July.

The interesting thing about the Korean War is that most were reluctant to call it an actual war. 319 more words

Book Reviews

David Halberstam (2009 [2007]) The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War.

David Halberstam was killed in a car crash in 2007, clichéd as it is, his memory lives on here. This is a book all American citizens need to read before saluting the flag. 1,078 more words

Reading the Patriots

The NFL has long had its dynasties. In the 1950s, the Browns appeared in seven NFL Championship games – including six in a row – and won three. 1,799 more words


My Favourite Sports Books

Over the past year and a half or so I have read a lot more books, including those of the sport variety. They have helped guide my blogs, they have helped me do research, and they have stimulated and fascinated me the way only books can. 1,890 more words


The Problems With Expansion

Sport is a constantly growing entity, with commercialisation and globalisation having huge effects on sport worldwide. As a result, expansion is a constant and ever-present reality of modern sport. 1,828 more words


ON THIS DAY: April 10, 2018

April 10th is


National Equal Pay Day *

Golfer’s Day *

National Sibling Day *

Encourage a Young Writer Day *

National Farm Animals Day * 1,546 more words