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Considering The Last Battle

No, not the C.S. Lewis novel.

There is a history book called The Last Battle by Stephen Harding. As WW II was ending in the European Theater, there was a battle which saw U.S. 738 more words

The War I Finally Won

This is the second book in Kimberly Bradley’s series about Ada, a refugee from the east end of London who has the world’s worst mother and a clubfoot (that could have been fixed when she was young, but her mother doesn’t want to pay for it). 281 more words

Echoes of the past - some books I used to love

In the early 1960s while I was stationed in Korea an officer I worked with dropped a paperback book onto my desk.   “You need to read this.”    The book was The Revolt of Gunner Asch, by Hans Helmut Kirst.     252 more words

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PEACE BOAT BRINGS NUCLEAR SURVIVORS TO FREMANTLE

The Peace Boat will arrive at B Shed in Fremantle next Wednesday January 24 at 4pm.

Survivors of the nuclear attack on Japan during WW II will tell their stories, and also the next day at 12 noon in the Folley Hall of Notre Dame University.

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Delbert Wilson in the Atlantic--Hurricane and Muffler Fire

Seventy-five years ago, the USS Maumee (AO-2) had made it to Casablanca in a convoy.

Patrol Duty

Each Navy man  carried a club and a .45 on patrol duty. 1,157 more words

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