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Going into Detail with In This Corner of the World's Home Video Release

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

A lot of research went into producing In This Corner of the World (この世界の片隅に). This anime is now out on home video, released by… 414 more words


Kennedy Militaria - Where's the Proof?

With all of the promise and expectations of the aspiring youth of America, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the thirty fifth president of the United States, ushered in a movement of service and commitment to country that is still prevalent in our culture. 845 more words

World War II

FDR's World War II Thanksgiving Proclamation

President Franklin Roosevelt

134 – Proclamation 2571—Thanksgiving Day  November 26, 1942

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord.” Across the uncertain ways of space and time our hearts echo those words, for the days are with us again when, at the gathering of the harvest, we solemnly express our dependence upon Almighty God. 396 more words


"The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak

I started reading this book when I was in my early teens, but I stopped after only a few chapters because I didn’t understand it. I realize now that the part I was most confused about was the idea of death narrating the story. 414 more words


54 years later: c. s. lewis today

fifty-four years ago today, people around the world were reeling from the news of an all-too young u.s. president’s assassination. so overwhelming was this tragedy that it overshadowed the news of a beloved english author’s death in his home on the same day. 2,276 more words


Trumbull - Letters to Lad, Dan and Ced (3) - 1945

Page 3   6/7/1942

Dear Ced:

Your letter, dated May 26th, examined by Censor, was like a drink of water to thirsty troops on the Libyan desert. 763 more words