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Wednesday May 25, 2016 -- NYTimes Crossword No. 0420

Wednesday May 25, 2016 — NYTimes Crossword No. 0420

The crossword puzzle gets more complicated as the week progresses. Monday puzzles are the easiest, and Saturdays are the most difficult. 544 more words

NYTimes Crossword

Carl Cowin joins Marines shortly before Pearl Harbor attack more than 75-years ago

When Carl Cowin of Country Club Estates in Venice, Fla. sailed into Pearl Harbor he was a scared 17-year-old Marine. The Japanese had just bombed Pearl and almost all of the battleships in America’s Pacific Fleet were sunk in the harbor at dockside. 1,318 more words

World War II

Art 100 Final Project.

As I take this path in to electronic’ed arts, I’m here at some of the 100 level college classes as they are requirements for the degrees.   154 more words


#PleaseAllowMeToIntroduce Joe

For those of you who aren’t familiar with #PleaseAllowMeToIntroduce it is a concept that was introduced to me by my former colleague at the Hilton Garden Inn, Amanda Olds.

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History Nerds

Most people don’t know who raised the American flag in that famous World War II photo from the battle of Iwo Jima.  Most of those who do simply accept that information and move on with their lives. 386 more words


'Flags Of Our Fathers' Author Says He Now Thinks Father Wasn't Flag-Raiser In Iconic Iwo Jima Image

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he no longer believes his father was in an iconic photograph of the event. 426 more words