Category Archives: History

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control by Steven Witt

Tom Haugomat Shortly after noon on July 20, 1969, as they orbited some 70 miles above the surface of the moon, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin detached their lunar lander from the Apollo 11 command module in preparation for descent. … Continue reading

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Review of Between Two Shores

  In Jocelyn Green’s Between Two Shores, Catherine Duval is determined to remain neutral, despite her French heritage, in The Seven Years War, a conflict that seems interminable. She must trade with the British if her family is to survive. … Continue reading

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Review of Gray Day

  In his book, Gray Day: My Undercover Mission to Expose America’s First Cyber Spy, Eric O’Neill chronicles his part in the quest to take down the worst Russian mole in U.S. History, Robert Philip Hanssen. Hanssen, an FBI agent … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America!

  “The date will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day … Continue reading

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Ancient palace emerges from drought-hit Iraq reservoir By Jack Guy

(CNN) — A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought.   The discovery of the ruins in the Mosul Dam reservoir on the banks of the Tigris … Continue reading

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Review of The Daring Mission of William Tyndale

  In his book, The Daring Mission of William Tyndale, Steven J. Lawson takes an inspiring look at renowned theologian, brilliant lexicographer and translator, and famous English Reformer, William Tyndale. Driven by a burning desire to see God’s Word distributed … Continue reading

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We Hold All the Cards in the Showdown with Iran By Victor Davis Hanson

  In May 2018, the Donald Trump Administration withdrew the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran, popularly known as the Iran nuclear deal. The United States then ramped up sanctions on the Iranian theocracy to … Continue reading

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