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Review: Annelies by David R. Gilliam

A different take on a familiar story…

We all know the heartbreaking, inspiring story of young Anne Frank. But what if her story had taken a different turn? 129 more words

Fiction

Gerald Lloyd Newkirk

Birth:
23 August 1924
Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio

Death:
13 February 2012
Wheelersburg, Scioto, Ohio

Veteran of:
World War II – WIA 1,258 more words

Newkirk

Thorough research and the use of music set the stage for The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman

My Review:

I loved Lynda Cohen Loigman’s debut, The Two Family House, and she has written another emotional family story, this time taking place in Springfield, Massachusetts.   1,427 more words

Book Reviews

A Moment in London's History - The first Anderson shelter is built...

A small air raid shelter designed for people to erect on their properties in preparation for the expected bombing campaigns of World War II, the first of London’s ‘Anderson’ shelters were rolled out 80 years ago in a backyard garden of a house in Islington on 25th February, 1939. 309 more words

Twentieth Century

Feb-18: War, Yippies and Espionage

On this day, South Carolina’s capital was burned after surrendering; thousands of Singapore Chinese were massacred by the Imperial Japanese Army; most of the Chicago 7 were convicted of crossing state lines to start a riot; FBI double-agent Robert Hanssen arrested and Wikileaks began releasing diplomatic cables provided by Bradley Manning.  582 more words

1970s

Love Letter Discovery

We have talked for years about the lost art of writing heart-felt sentiments on paper. We came upon this report that will bring tears to your eyes. 58 more words

Christian Marriage