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The Mouse Who Roared

They couldn’t catch her.

The White Mouse

Beneath her immaculate red fingernails, fur coats and love for gin and tonic, Ms Wake was a courageous and ruthless warrior.  

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Keirsey

WWll Planes Make Stop at Hazleton Municipal Airport

HAZLE TOWNSHIP — All eyes were on the skies near Hazleton Municipal Airport on Monday.

“It’s history,” Trista Cruz of Wyoming said. “It’s an amazing piece of history. 258 more words

News

THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK by Walter Lord

(the evacuation from Dunkirk)

A few days ago I saw the film “Dunkirk” which attempted to convey the importance of the rescue of 338,000 men off the coast of France across the English Channel in late May and early June, 1940.  1,357 more words

World War II

Beatrice and Virgil: Wrestling with Tragedy

Often times when we read stories or watch films related to World War II, the Holocaust is depicted in its own grim realness. Those who are well-versed consumers of historical media can tell you the numbers and the facts about this terrible, inhuman event from the twentieth century. 996 more words

Syndacat Reads

Day 1119: Northbridge Rectory

Eclipse day! We are not in the path of totality here,
but we are at about 97%. We thought about driving down into Oregon, but since the state is supposed to have more than a million extra people coming for the eclipse, we decided to stay home. 366 more words

Books

Yards Of Fabric Lead To "The Dressmaker's War"

In The Dressmaker’s War, Ada Vaughn was a young woman whose inexperience led her across Europe on the brink of war. Stranded in Belgium by a man Ada thought loved her, she took refuge in a convent until the Nazis rounded up the nuns and shipped them even further from Ada’s home to care for wounded and ill Germans. 280 more words

Fiction

Is History Funny?

We have all heard the expression “history repeats itself.” And so we also know that human beings have a tendency to forget harmful and even wicked events. 491 more words