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Aviation History Book Review: God is My Co-Pilot

I grew up hearing stories about the air war in China. During World War II, my father was an aircraft ...
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Inside John Wilkes Booth’s Famous Family

As part of an illustrious family of stage actors, John Wilkes Booth was already a familiar figure to many Americans ...
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Can individual differences be detected in same-shaped pottery vessels by unknown craftsmen?

(Kobe University) An interdisciplinary research team has investigated whether there are quantitative differences that can be used to identify individual ...
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Inside John Wilkes Booth’s Famous Family

As part of an illustrious family of stage actors, John Wilkes Booth was already a familiar figure to many Americans ...
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This 1841 Rebellion at Sea Freed More Than 100 Enslaved People

Throughout the annals of American slavery, enslaved people resisted captivity and strived to liberate themselves from bondage, usually against steep ...
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How the Early Catholic Church Christianized Halloween

Halloween may be a secular affair today, dominated by candy, costumes and trick-or-treating, but the holiday is rooted in an ...
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Sketching a War’s Toll

South Korea’s most famous cartoonist cut his teeth as an artist in the early 1950s while war raged through—and devastated—his homeland ...
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Book Review: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse

Historian John R. Maass relates the 1781 North Carolina clash that started the British down the road to defeat ...
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The Truth About Lies in Vietnam

Karl Marlantes went to war in 1968 as a 23-year-old lieutenant and led a Marine rifle platoon through months of ...
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Red and black ink from Egyptian papyri unveil ancient writing practices

(European Synchrotron Radiation Facility) Scientists led by the ESRF, the European Synchrotron, Grenoble, France and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, ...
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