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Photos: Beachwood World War II Service Members

Today being Pearl Harbor Day, we post this image showing one of the collections of photographs depicting Beachwood men who served during World War II. These photo boards, comprised of individual photos contributed by residents and their families of the era, hung in the windows of the Beachwood Circle Shop – currently site of the CVS Pharmacy franchise – during the war. 46 more words


Ice Station Zebra (1968)


Cdr. James Ferraday, played by Rock Hudson (Giant), is ordered to take his nuclear submarine, USS Tigerfish, on a rescue mission to Ice Station Zebra, a weather station located in the North Pole. 581 more words

American New Wave

US aid and imperialism

For daring the US and others to withdraw their aid, President Rodrigo Duterte has been called a “psychopath”. For those whose way of thinking has been systematically warped by colonialism and neocolonialism/imperialism, it is plain madness. 2,037 more words


Thief of Glory

Thief of Glory by Sigmund Brouwer

recommended by June

Ten year old Jeremiah has lived a privileged life in the Dutch East Indies until 1942 when a Japanese invasion takes control of his country. 39 more words

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The Muralist

The Muralist
By B.A. Shapiro

Recommended by Kelley

A beautifully written story about the rise of Abstract Expressionism during the WPA movement leading into the 1940’s. 69 more words

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Robert Smalls ~ Civil War Badass

This story would make an interesting movie. #BlackHistory

Just before dawn on May 13, 1862, Robert Smalls and a crew composed of fellow slaves, in the absence of the white captain and his two mates, slipped a cotton steamer off the dock, picked up family members at a rendezvous point, then slowly navigated their way through the harbor. 116 more words