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Book Review - The Book of Lost Things

Book: The Book of Lost Things – Author: John Connelly

Genre: Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Coming-Of-Age, Allegory

Description from Goodreads:

High in his attic bedroom, twelve-year-old David mourns the death of his mother, with only the books on his shelf for company. 406 more words

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February 1945 (2) - Manila cont'd.

The 11th A/B continued on to Tagaytay Ridge where they would come upon more of the enemy. Colonel Soule directed the artillery of the 674th and the 675th while the final assault was made by the infantry. 752 more words

History

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Video Tutorials: Finding Military Ancestors

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website can help you find records of military ancestors both dead and injured. You may be able to track down a name on a memorial or an actual grave. 21 more words

Video

Call of Duty: WWII #Review

I was a little late to this game, but I’m glad I finally ventured back into the Call of Duty series.
I’m a fan of realistic shooters, where a headshot will kill someone and I don’t need to worry about a drone lurking around the next corner with a teleporter gun. 157 more words

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January 18, 1943 Greatest Thing since Sliced Bread

The first automatic bread slicer was invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder of Davenport, Iowa, in 1912. The idea was not at all popular among bakers, who feared that pre-sliced bread would go stale faster, leading to spoiled inventory and customer complaints. 639 more words

Growing up in Wartime Wollongong

It was just three months before my 5th birthday when World War 2 broke out and for a short while this had little impact on my day-to-day life. 635 more words

Illawarra

The Keipp Family Story

Being a family historian, you often turn over some leaves that are pretty shocking. After what I’ve found about my Keipp relatives, it’s really no wonder my grandfather didn’t talk about his extended family (not just because of the Keipp’s… I’ve discovered a lot of  553 more words

Ancestors