Tags » World War II

Movie Review: The Imitation Game

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. 670 more words


What Do Back-to-the Land Hippies and Nazis Have in Common?

I can’t help but be amused when I read about Nazi philosophies and find the same values in fashion during America’s back-to-the-land movement of the sixties and seventies. 214 more words

European History

The Schools out It's Time to Read List

I have been reading a lot, and a lot of the books have been fun.  So here is what I think you should be reading while malingering by the pool. 444 more words

Book Reviews

Do We Remember and Honor Our Past?

Living with a historian is different from living with men of other professions. My historian studies many eras and times, much of it entered into because of genealogical interest, but often focuses on World War II and its implications in our lives today. 408 more words

Adam And Eve

A familiar sound

I grew up in the 1950’s not far from an RAF aerodrome, so I was familiar with the sound of Rolls Royce Merlin engines in the local Spitfires. 118 more words

Atlanta History Center Exhibit Provokes New Perspective on US Involvement in World War II

There are many perspectives on World War II. We all studied the Allied versus Axis perspective in school. Most of us have learned the story of Anne Frank and given thought to perspective of the victims of Nazi occupation. 264 more words