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World War 2 Book

G. Kurt Piehler and Sidney Pash's The United States and the Second World War

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 02.20.2013 | Home
Lawrence Wittner

Wars are frequently glamourized in American popular thought, but none more than World War II. Historians, whose business it is to provide the truth about the past, tend to present a more nuanced picture of the Second World War.

The Catholic Priest Who Defied Nazis And Saved Thousands

Stephen Walker | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Stephen Walker

I travelled to Rome and walked in O'Flaherty's footsteps across the city to the safe houses he used. In Ireland, I visited the homes of O'Flaherty's friends and relatives and began to build up a picture of a man who was a lifesaver to thousands.

How World War II Changed The Way Americans Ate

Posted 04.03.2012 | Home

Madeleine Crum, The Huffington Post: The following is an excerpt from Lizzie Collingham's "The Taste of War," [Penguin, $36.00] which, as its name imp...

EXCERPT: Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story

Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

Madeleine Crum, The Huffington Post: The following is an excerpt from from "Two Rings: A Story of Love and War," by Millie Werber and Eve Keller [Publ...