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    Experience WWII themes in Fredericksburg, Texas
    A drive to Fredericksburg, Texasis one to remember as it takes you back in time to the days of WWII. The town reverently remembers the U.S. role in World War II. From the WWII-themed Hangar Hotel, Airport Diner and the static display of a DC-3 at...
  • The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna
    The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna
    it's the summer of 1944 in Door County, Wisconsin., where even the lush cherry orchards and green lakeside farms can't escape the ravages of war. With food rationed and money scarce, the Christiansen family struggles to hold on. The family...
  • Computer room elephant
    ENIAC – the elephant in the computer room
    The first electronic general-purpose computer, Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer (ENIAC) was digital, Turing complete (a system of data-manipulation rules) and fully adept to reprogramming in an effort to solve "a large class of...
  • 'The Imitation Game'
    DVD review: 'The Imitation Game'
    Every now and then, a historical drama will decide to focus on an individual rather than an event.'The Imitation Game' gives us a portrait of Alan Turing, the man credited with spearheading the effort to crack the Germans' system of...
  • Hedy Lamarr
    Hedy Lamarr and the piano roll
    Born on November 9, 1914 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (Hedy Lamarr) was the daughter of Emil Kiesler and Gertrud Lichtwitz. A native of Ukraine, her father was a successful bank director who died prior to the Holocaust and...
  • The Death's Head Chess Club
    The Death's Head Chess Club: A Novel by John Donoghue
    Image of The Death's Head Chess Club: A NovelAuthor(s): John DonoghueRelease Date: May 12, 2015Publisher/Imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Adult).Pages: 400The Death’s Head Chess Club is the fictional account of a Nazi SS officer (Paul...
  • Books and lockets at Treasures, Stratford, ON 151 Ontario Street
    Stratford Heritage Weekend commemorates end of World War II
    Theatre season is in full swing at the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario. Home to North America’s largest repertory theatre, it’s not uncommon to spot celebrated actors such as Colm Feore and Cynthia Dale both on and offstage in...
  • A Sailor's Story
    In Honor of Those Who Served - by One Who Served: Sam Glanzman
    From picking up Sam Glanzman's "A Sailor's Story", published by Dover Books, it is obvious that it was a labor of love. The book benefits from high production values and quality design: the cover uses two separate printing...
  • WWII Code Talkers
    Code for winning the war
    Prior to the arrival of European immigrants on the shores of North America, the land which would become known as the New World had been home to a large number of Indians for many generations. (The term ‘Indian’ has a bit of an...
  • The Woman in Gold
    The Woman in Gold is a triumph of the spirit
    Woman in Gold: Rated “PG-13“ (1 hour 50 minutes)Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana MaslanyDirected by: Simon CurtisAfter the death of her sister, Maria Altmann (Mirren), an elderly Jewish woman...
  • Honor Flight
    One man’s mission for World War II veterans - Honor Flight
    May 2005 saw a special dream come true as Honor Flight took wing and flew into the realm of reality. That month, six small planes from Springfield, Ohio carried 12 World War II veterans to Washington D.C. so they could visit the memorial built to...
  • Honor Flight
    World War II veterans' Honor Flight
    May 2005 saw a special dream come true as Honor Flight took wing and flew into the realm of reality. That month, six small planes from Springfield, Ohio carried 12 World War II veterans to Washington D.C. so they could visit the memorial built to...
  • Hitler
    Hitler was a both a maniac and a raging drug addict
    Of all the awful things Adolf Hitler did, drugs is fairly low on list. But a new documentary, “Hitler the Junkie,” has shed new light on yet another dark side of the maniac dictator. According to the documentary, released on March 26,...
  • UnexplodedWW2Bomb
    London borough evacuated after WWII era bomb discovered
    Authorities evacuated residences and businesses in Bermondsey, Southwark after a 5-foot long, 1,000 pound World War II era bomb, complete with tail fin, was uncovered on a construction site in the heart of London on Monday, March 23. The Telegraph...
  • WWII "March Towards Germany" Lockport, IL held in 2014
    Women! Share your WWII era memories!
    Women's History Month began as a national celebration in 1981. Congress requested the President to proclaim a "Women's History Week." In 1987 Congress designated March as "Woman's History Month." According to the...
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