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What You Never Learned in School About the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

Directed by Ken Burns and Lyn Novick (2017)

Film Review

Last night Maori TV started a ten-part series on the Vietnam War. The first episode covers the brutal French occupation of Vietnam (1858-1961) and the rise of Ho Chi Minh and General Giap, considered one of greatest military strategists of the 20th century. 238 more words

Hidden History

Tupamaro is out!

Copies of Tupamaro are winging, rumbling, lumbering their way through the American postal system to all who pre-ordered this folio game from One Small Step Games, at the low price of $19.95. 64 more words


APPM in Chrome Store

Recently, I’ve been spending more of my free time cleaning up my open-source work. One of these projects is APPM (Azure Portal Presentation Mode), which allows people who are presenting their Azure Portal to customers or other public audiences to conceal potentially sensitive information from the portal view. 68 more words



At the moment it looks like Redmondia is pressing a lot money into Facebook advertisments. Wouldn’t it be better, if they spend this money on making their product better?  7 more words


Winton Hill Newkirk

1 July 1910

29 Jan 1973

Veteran of:
World War II 150 more words


The Power By Naomi Alderman


The Power by Naomi Alderman has an interesting set-up that confused me at first. It starts out with a letter from a gentleman named Neil writing to a Naomi. 3,710 more words


Arabian Knight

Title:                      Arabian Knight

Author:                 Thomas W. Lippman

Lippman, Thomas W. (2008). Arabian Knight: Colonel Bill Eddy USMC and the Rise of American Power in the Middle East. 518 more words