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Hiroshima's Shadow 2: the key turning point

The great fear of General Leslie R. Groves, the head of the Manhattan Project, was that World War Two would end before atomic bombs were ready to use. 648 more words


What's in a name?

On the eve of St Patrick’s Day, the national feast day of Ireland and much anticipated celebration of all things green around the world, I have been wondering about the unending debate about… 299 more words

Cheaha...an outdoor treasure!

After spending most of the week inside due to inclement weather, we thought it refreshing to take off to the hills of Alabama for some outdoor fun.   205 more words

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Charting Churchill: The Studio at Chartwell

The Studio at Chartwell, Westerham 2014

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After his party lost the general election, Winston Churchill resigned as Prime Minister and became Leader of the Opposition on July 26th 1945. 329 more words


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A Look Into the Life of Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York on January 30, 1882. He was the son of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. In 1905, he married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (his fifth cousin once removed). 372 more words


Republicans Are the Real Socialists

Popular Economics Weekly

The new Republican Congress is exposing a not surprising fact. Its first actions are attempts to water down The Dodd-Frank Wall Street and Consumer Protection Act, and repealing Obamacare—which will pass the risks of financial meltdowns and medical catastrophes back to us, the taxpayers. 373 more words

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