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Carl E. Rice WW2 Memoirs: November 25th to December 15th, 1944

Nov 25 1944—As we crowded the windows we could see our dive bombers slide down without any Jap resistance except maybe a few ack-ack and machine gun bursts; no Jap planes, they were all hiding out somewhere in the brush. 565 more words

"This We Do Not Tolerate" (Podcast)

We discuss a moral problem that arose in Japanese prison camps in the Second World War. We discuss how the same moral issue is relevant today, and what Cicero’s response to it would have been. 78 more words


REVIEW: The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray

Civil War widow Miranda Markham is at the end of her rope.  She has been ostracized by Galveston community where she has turned the family home into a boarding house.  103 more words

Book Reviews

Hessian Camp, Reading, Pennsylvania: A Childhood Mystery Solved

I grew up in a suburb of Reading, Pennsylvania. Reading is the county seat of Berks County, and is located about sixty miles northwest of Philadelphia. 2,400 more words

Revolutionary War

Sore Throat

“Perkele! It is so cold in here,” finnish Corporal Eero Kuuno muttered as much as his sore throat allowed. His makeshift scarf, shredded from a mattress, provided him with little comfort or warmth against the cold Kazakhstan winds. 1,461 more words