All posts tagged "World War II"
A Watchful Eye On… Winston ChurchillNovember 20, 2022
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 HastingsSeptember 29, 2022
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 GallerySeptember 5, 2022
An exhibition at the Renwick Gallery in Washington DC titled The Art of Gaman: Arts and...
Churchill by Paul JohnsonAugust 16, 2022
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 LingeAugust 8, 2022
Unfortunately the book, while delivering a few marginal insights into Hitler’s character, motivations and global strategies,...
Movie Review: Inglourious BasterdsAugust 3, 2022
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. NormanJuly 30, 2022
This continued fighting retreat for allied forces persisted for the four bloody months from December 1941...
Résistance by Agnès HumbertJuly 13, 2022
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 BarrowsJuly 9, 2022
Such a pity Mary Ann Shaffer is not around to enjoy her celebrity! Shaffer died in...
A Boy’s View of a World WarJuly 8, 2022
The three Libby’s men were the first American businessmen to receive Allied permits to travel to...