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Book Report: Women in war

The Alice Network

I told myself I wouldn’t go back to the dark and desperate world of WWII Europe’s deprivations. But it’s been awhile, and a friend recommended… 425 more words

Books

Review: White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht

“I am a haenyeo. Like my mother, and her mother before her, like my sister will be one day, her daughters too – I was never anything but a woman of the sea.
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Review

Guest Post - When Making A Car Was Illegal - GPCox

This is the latest Guest Post from gpcox all about the vehicles in service during World War II and a little about what the American Family had to sacrifice back home. 979 more words

History

GP Cox reblogged this on Pacific Paratrooper and commented:

I remember when I first wrote this - it took many readers by surprise! Hope you all enjoy it!

From Tokyo to Kyoto

When I think about Kyoto the first thing that comes to mind is its quiet elegance. If Japan’s old capital was to be a person, Kyoto would have been a sophisticated, yet unassuming, Japanese woman, dressed in simple, stylish clothes in base colours. 871 more words

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Week 17: 25th April - 1st May 1943

Here’s what’s going on in the world this week in 1943

  • Because of German labor needs occasioned by the war, Heinrich Himmler directed concentration camps to avoid killing those persons who were able to work, but to make it a priority to put to death “the mentally ill who could not work”.
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Irene

I miss Baba so much. I think the most I’ve missed her since she died November 18, 2012. There is so much I want to ask her. 759 more words

Shoot and scoot – vecchia scuola edition

Bah, voi ragazzi e la vostra fantasia, armatura SP completamente armata e HMMWV armati! Perché indietro ai miei tempi …

I have a fascination with wheeled and half-track AFVs as well as SP artillery.   290 more words

Military History