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The Silent Hours – Cesca Major

Told in the main by three distinct voices; Adeline who is mute, living in a convent in France in 1952, she’s been there for eight years, never speaking out aloud in all that time. 612 more words

Books I Have Read

Five Things I Learned After Writing My First Chapter

With my cursor at the beginning of Chapter 1 of my WWII historical fiction novel, I hit Ctrl+Enter and sighed. Beginning a book all over again isn’t pleasant sometimes. 567 more words

Writing Tips & Quotes

The Divided City (Reinhardt Series #3): Luke McCallin

The following is my mere opinion of this fictional work.

Ranked: 4/5 stars
We will start off with what did I love about the book? 252 more words

Fiction

0.3 reaction: Pearl Harbor and 9/11

Today is a day to remember the sacrifices that so many of our fellow Americans made during World War II. I can not recall meeting anyone who served in WWII, nor do I really remember talking to anyone who lived through that time back in the early 1940s. 345 more words

Politics

When The Can-Can Just Can't-Can't

After the victory in WWII, there weren’t enough planes, trains, and ships to carry all the men home as quickly as they would have preferred. Families back home chanted, “Bring the boys home, bring the boys home!” Dozens of USO shows were dispatched to distract the servicemen with bare legs and pretty smiles. 54 more words

Nostalgia

Deadly Mistake the Morning of December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor

Kermit A. Tyler was on duty at Fort Shafter’s radar information center on Dec. 7, 1941.(Earnie Grafton/associated Press)

Kermit A. Tyler, 96

Pearl Harbor figure Kermit A.

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ABC News: France Allows Holocaust Museums to Digitize WWII Archives

From the AP, via ABC News: France Allows Holocaust Museums to Digitize WWII Archives. “France has signed an accord to allow Holocaust museums in Paris and in Washington, D.C., to digitize the vast French World War II archives — so that the museums can more easily display information on the Vichy regime to the public.”

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