All posts tagged "World War II"
A Watchful Eye On… Winston ChurchillSeptember 13, 2020
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, known best as the wartime Prime Minister, held in his distinguished...
Book Review: Winston’s War: Churchill, 1940-1945 by Max HastingsJuly 27, 2020
The next two years of the war for Churchill were a harrowing march through what his...
The Art of Japanese Internment Camps at the Renwick GalleryJuly 4, 2020
An exhibition at the Renwick Gallery in Washington DC titled The Art of Gaman: Arts and...
Churchill by Paul JohnsonJune 18, 2020
And Johnson reminds us of the memorable words he spoke after France capitulated: “Let us therefore...
With Hitler to the End: The Memoir of Hitler’s Valet by Heinz LingeJune 10, 2020
Unfortunately the book, while delivering a few marginal insights into Hitler’s character, motivations and global strategies,...
Movie Review: Inglourious BasterdsJune 7, 2020
Smart though Tarantino may be, his self-aggrandizing filmic techniques grow old. Placing arrows and title cards...
Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath by Michael Norman and Elizabeth M. NormanJune 3, 2020
This continued fighting retreat for allied forces persisted for the four bloody months from December 1941...
Résistance by Agnès HumbertMay 21, 2020
The early resistors soon discover that the Nazis don’t view their activities with similar lightheartedness. Oblivious...
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie BarrowsMay 19, 2020
Such a pity Mary Ann Shaffer is not around to enjoy her celebrity! Shaffer died in...
A Boy’s View of a World WarMay 18, 2020
The three Libby’s men were the first American businessmen to receive Allied permits to travel to...