Above and Beyond is a blend of genres; part military history of Lt. Colonel Paul Tibbets at Wendover Air Force Base preparing to drop the atomic bomb on Japan and part melodrama about his strained relationship with his wife. 1,122 more words
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It can be said that the dropping of the bomb was a solution for ending a war which could have continued for much longer against the stubborn Japanese but I don’t think that the dropping of the bomb was necessarily “essential”. 1,201 more words
It is evening in Broadway hall, the biggest concert hall on board the ship. We feel like a small group in the big hall, assembling in front of the big stage. 1,290 more words
It is a little known fact, a covered-up, dirty, little secret, that The Empire of Japan, just prior to December of 1941, had been coerced into declaring war on the U.S. 2,315 more words
In 1997, Joel Griffiths and Chris Bryson, two respected mainstream journalists, peered into an abyss. They found a story about fluorides that was so chilling it had to be told. 1,207 more words
Today in History.
Julius Rosenberg was the first to be executed, at about 8 p.m. on June 19, 1953. Just a few minutes after his body was removed from the chamber containing the electric chair, Ethel Rosenberg was led in and strapped to the chair. 243 more words