Tag Archives: World War II

Book Review: Down In My Heart

Down In My Heart:  Peace Witness In War Time, by William Stafford This is an interesting book for a variety of reasons.  If my father had been a literary man, I wonder what he would have said about his own … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Lucky Child

A Lucky Child:  A Memoir Of Surviving Auschwitz As A Young Boy, by Thomas Buergenthal This book is part of genre of literature that I must admit I am familiar with but seldom enjoy reading, and that is memoirs of … Continue reading

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Book Review: War Time

War Time:  An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences, by Mary L. Dudziak Initially, it would seem like an easy thing to define what war time is.  It is the opposite of peace time, duh.  However, the author manages to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rocket Girl

Rocket Girl:  The Story Of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist, by George D. Morgan To begin with, this book is a factional/nonfiction novel by the author about his mother.  The writer first wrote a well-regarded play about … Continue reading

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Let Bygones Be Bygones And So On And So On

For the past few days I have been treated to a lot of laughing about Poland’s attempts to gain nearly $1 trillion in reparations from Germany over World War II.  To be sure, Poland did suffer a lot from both … Continue reading

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Book Review: All The Light We Cannot See

All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr A coworker of mine who works at a bookstore loaned this book to me and then kept on bugging me about when I was going to read it after having made … Continue reading

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Book Review: Project Zebra

Project Zebra:  Roosevelt And Stalin’s Top Secret Mission Mission To Train 300 Soviet Airmen In America, by M.G. Crisci in collaboration with Gregory Gagarin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Book Review: Churchill, Hitler, And The Unnecessary War

Churchill, Hitler, And The Unnecessary War:  How Britain Lost Its Empire And The West Lost The World, by Patrick J. Buchanan I was recommended this book by a friend of mine who saw how I dealt with a previous book … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Ray Of Light

A Ray Of Light:  Reinhard Heydrich, Ledice, And The North Straffordshire Miners, by Russell Phillips [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] One of the unfortunate aspects about the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Looted Beauty

Looted Beauty:  A Coloring Book Of Lost Art, by Anthony M. Amore and Karl Stevens [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The great degree of looting that was … Continue reading

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