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Antiquities looted during World War II have been mysteriously discovered in Moscow

In the nicest way possible under the circumstances, and in the true spirit of international co-operation, cultural authorities in Berlin and Moscow are at last doing their best to paper over a potential scandal that has bothered museums in both countries since the 1940s. 856 more words


Day 906: Enchanted Islands

Enchanted Islands is a novel based on the lives of Frances and Ainsley Conway, an American couple who lived on the Galapagos Islands in the late 1930’s and the 40’s. 407 more words


Custom BrickArms® Netted Helmets Back in Stock


Brickmania’s exclusive netted BrickArms® OD Green M1 Steel Pots and  Dark Gray Stahlhelms are now back  in stock.  These are painstakingly hand-crafted by the Brickmania crew and are sure to take your figures to the next level. 25 more words


75 Years Later, the Denmark Strait Debate continues

When the German battleship Bismarck sank HMS Hood on May 24, 1941, it sent shock waves across Britain and the empire.

The blast of heavy shells between the behemoths resonated both in Whitehall and Berlin. 641 more words


World War Brick is only 3 Weeks Away!

Check out all the fun we had at World War Brick Anaheim.

In just three weeks, World War Brick Minneapolis will be even more fun! It is at our headquarters!   433 more words


Review: City of Secrets

City of Secrets
By Stewart O’Nan
Viking, Hardcover, 9780670785964, April 2016, 208pp.

The Short of It:

O’Nan is a master storyteller. He can take any topic and make it good… 279 more words

Book Review

It Couldn't Happen Here

I’ve just finished reading All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr – see the post, Serious Reading:  An Update from a couple of weeks ago.  333 more words