Tag Archives: United States

Review of Avenue of Spies

  In Alex Kershaw’s Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family’s Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied France, Dr. Charles Sumner, his wife Tonette, and their son Philip, live on Avenue Foch, an upper-crust neighborhood in … Continue reading

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Review of A Higher Call

  In Adam Makos’s A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II, the author relays the tale of two pilots destined to meet from opposite sides of the war. … Continue reading

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Review of The Immortal Irishman

  In Timothy Egan’s The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary that Became an American Hero, the author traces the life of Thomas Francis Meagher, who grew up on the Emerald Isle where he and his people suffered at the hands … Continue reading

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The operational miracle that was D-Day

Seventy years ago this June 6, the Americans, British and Canadians stormed the beaches of Normandy in the largest amphibious invasion of Europe since the Persian king, Xerxes, invaded Greece in 480 B.C. About 160,000 troops landed on five Normandy … Continue reading

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Civil War Births Memorial Day By Jocelyn Green

  Memorial Day, as we know it, began as Decoration Day shortly after the end of the Civil War. May 30, 1868, marked the first official national observance, by proclamation of Gen. John A. Logan. But the South refused to … Continue reading

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Review of If You Can Keep It

In his book, If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, Eric Metaxas presents the case that our country is worth fighting for and cites the obligations of its citizens to preserve the freedom that our forefathers … Continue reading

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Off The Wall: We Decide Who & What Gets Our Attention– Mike Rowe

September 24, 2017 Hey Mike – I know you avoid politics, (thanks!) and I remember your rant on the Colt’s leaving Baltimore. (As a former Brown’s fan, I feel your pain.) But I gotta ask – what’s happening to professional … Continue reading

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