Pages tagged with Wwii

The dark and murky waterways of the Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee Rivers are home to some of the most malevolent and mischievous ghosts of the south, and the Delta Queen steamboat with her eloquent steam paddle wheel, who rides quietly along those rivers is considered one of the mos...
How did Thanksgiving in America end up being in late November and why is it on a Thursday? There had been a long tradition of individual colonies declaring days of Thanksgiving, and after that there were states that celebrating on their own, but aren't almost all Secular Holidays from...
We frequently see flag draped caskets come back to the United States. But, an ocean away are over 20,000 Americans that were never returned to the states. Among them are 45 pairs of brothers.
The Spirits of Inventor George Westinghouse and His Dedicated Workers Live On inside the castle, entertaining and enchanting visitors with residual hauntings.
My personal review of a Movie based on a great historical event of the Battle of Britain during WWII.
On May 26, 2014, Americans and people around the world will celebrate Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a day we honor all our veterans and those in military service. Though author Gillian Chan is Canadian born, the efforts of her book, _A Foreign Field_, are very appropriate Memorial Day...
America's first superhero, Superman was created by Joel Siegel and Joe Shuster during one of America's darkest times. Their iconic character was symbolic of an ideal America, one that she is still struggling with today.
A look back at a time when the most powerful superhero on Earth spent years fighting... a worm.
This is a review of The Book Thief. The Book Thief searches to explain the duality of human beings and words their ability to display amazing love, kindness, and mercy, while simultaneously being instruments of evil.
A summary of the Grand Bunker museum in Ouistreham which played a part in the Atlantic Wall defences and D-Day.
Visiting the memorial at Caen while on a D-day tour holiday. What the memorial offers visitors and reasons for visiting.
Visit to Pegasus Bridge Memorial in Normandy on D-day tour. Includes items of interest and encourages interested visitors.
Few people know on what foundation WWII was begun. And if the majority thinks they know, in all likelihood we will hear propaganda lies parroted from what they gleaned out of a controlled media, or opinions embraced out of falsified history books. This article attempts to show paralle...
Part II of my book review Comfort Women Speak. Proper judgment is to be made against the atrocities committed by the Japanese government during WWII.
This book review concludes my thoughts after reading the poignant and heart-breaking book Comfort Women Speak, in which a group of Korean women speak up about their plights in WWII during the darkest time of their lives.
My Grandfather was not a nice man, apparently, but he had a sense of humour.
In 2007, I took a World History class. Our weekly task was to write an essay, pertinent to the week's reading assignment, yet tied to current events.
In 2007, I took a World History class. Our weekly task was to write an essay, pertinent to the week's reading assignment, yet tied to current events
My Dad was born on the 21st of January 1910 and died on the 19th of January 2010, three days before his 100th birthday. A hard life, a rich life and anything in between. I was 21 when he took me on a few walks to tell me the story of his life before I was born. He felt it was his duty...
Remember Pearl Harbor and all the lives lost on that fateful day.
A tribute to the brave men and women who lost their lives on December 7, 1941, and to those who served in WWII.
One night in the life of a ten year old boy. The story of an air raid in 1941.
Personal experiences of a child brought up during WWII
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