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TARGET CHURCHILL by Warren Adler and James C. Humes

The story opens with a vivid description of Beria’s NKVD men replacing the SS in the wake of Zhukov’s race across eastern Europe and into Germany: the one quite as bad as, perhaps even worse than, the other. 448 more words

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Armed Forces Day

Today was Armed Forces Day. I expected to see my Facebook feed full of posts about the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard. 276 more words

Culture

Four-year-old missing for a year has been reunited with her father

Trumann, Ark. — A four-year-old reported missing nearly a year ago is back home.

Early Tuesday, Alyssa Lee was reunited with her father.

Police told WREG, Christine Flick took the girl when she lost custody in Jonesboro in July of 2014. 277 more words

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Patton Off Of His Leash

Today, May 8 2015, as I write this post, marks the seventieth anniversary of the end of World War Number Two in Europe.  The war would rage on for four more months in the Pacific Theater of Operations, but in Europe the Nazi “Reich that would last a thousand years” cashed in its chips after just twelve.   2,046 more words

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6 Things to Know About VE Day

This is it. May 8, 2015. Seventy years ago it was VE Day for the first time in history, and the crowds went wild. Unfortunately, many people are going to head to work today praising the fact that it’s a Friday and never considering the historical anniversary. 930 more words

European History

Keep It Off the Grass...It's All Dewey

Today’s throwback, we look at the 1948 Presidential election where there was a three-way tie between Harry Truman, Thomas Dewey, and Storm Thurmond. When it was announced that Dewey would run again for President, a humorous button began to appear from Truman’s camp. 274 more words

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Goodbye, Truman

I always tell people that Monday’s are a terrible way to spend one seventh of your life. Sunday nights are probably the worst part of about Monday mornings. 376 more words

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