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Christmas in July: Ten free copies of "Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance After Valkyrie" from Oxford University Press

This coming Wednesday night (16 June), at 7pm ESDT, Oxford University Press is sponsoring a 10-book giveaway for our members of Randall Han…

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THE FORGOTTEN TANK ACE

"THE FORGOTTEN TANK ACE" "Staff Sergeant Latayette G. Pool, an Ameican to Remember" By Dean and Nan Kleffman Published in March, 1998 issu…

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From The Atlantic: Publishers Gave Away 122,951,031 Books During World War II

Publishers Gave Away 122,951,031 Books During World War II And, in the process, they created a nation of readers. Yoni AppelbaumSep 10 2014…

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From the First World War to the Second World War: Making the Legend of Erwin Rommel, the ‘Desert Fox’

As I read through Dr. Randall Hansen’s Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance after Valkyrie, I’m impressed with the author’s integration of…

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Some thoughts on the movie “Inglourious Basterds”

Memo to Hollywood: phony Southern accents rarely work. You’re either from the South or you’re not. Had Quentin Tarantino’s 2009 World War I…

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U.S. Army Military Police in Brazil

I discovered that my grandfather was a member of the 1207th Military Police Company (Aviation) during WWII and - according to my mother and…

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M1 Garand vs. SVT-40

Submitted for your review. An article comparing the American M1 Garand Rifle to the Soviet SVT-40. This is from the Guns America website an…

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0 Aug 27

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Films About Occupation and Liberation of Paris - 1944

British Pathe, a media company that started in 1890s Paris, recently completed putting all of their news reels in digital format. Of course…

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0 Aug 22

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Let's Talk History

I came across this excerpt the other evening that I needed to share. You may be surprised to discover when it was written--but probably not…

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"100 Years Ago Today: Germany Declares War on France & the Poem "In Flanders Fields"

From the First World War In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and i…

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School starts September 3: Harvard classes on the Great War, and Nazi propaganda through film

Harvard Extension School has two interesting courses available in September; both are offered for undergraduate and graduate credit. The f…

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2 Jul 23
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