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Interviews with Group Captain Sir Hugh Dundas and Wing Commander Roland Beamont

The RAF Centre for Air Power Studies has just posted up a couple of interesting interviews on YouTube with Group Captain Sir Hugh Dundas and Wing Commander Roland Beamont. 326 more words

Air Power History

General "Vinegar" Joe Stilwell, Sr. - Intermission Story (25)

He is probably best remembered for his military service in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. His nickname “Vinegar Joe” was attributed to his caustic personality. 996 more words

History

The War Stories We Tell

by Heather Marie Stur, Ph.D.

My Honors students and I recently watched the 1946 Oscar-winning film, The Best Years of Our Lives, which follows three World War II veterans as they return home and struggle to settle back into civilian life. 808 more words

War And Society

Of Winged Hussars and Cappuccinos

I don’t have Winged Hussars in any scale in my varied ranks of toy soldiers. I do like coffee.

Great snippet of military and social history out of my old press cuttings folders. 7 more words

Toy Soldiers