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One Man’s War: Walter B. Shambarger

NAME: Walter B. Shambarger DATE ENTERED SERVICE: October 8, 1942 CAMPAIGNS: Normandy, Northern France DECORATIONS: Air Medal with Oak Leaf ...
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WWII Letters from Readers- April 2006

MURMANSK MEMORIES I feel compelled to write you concerning the article “A Most Creditable Action,” in the November 2005 issue, ...
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WWII Letter from the Editor- April 2006

In a cartoon by the legendary Bill Mauldin, a spotless MP explains the ribbons on his chest to three scruffy ...
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Solid Gold Toilet Stolen From Winston Churchill’s Family Palace

Someone is out there with a golden toilet that doesn’t belong to them. The 18-karat-gold toilet disappeared from Blenheim Palace, ...
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The Tibetan research of Herbert Benson

In 1981, Herbert Benson, a cardiologist at Harvard Medical School, set out to study the ancient meditation practices of Buddhist ...
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Citizens need to know numbers

A single statistic, or its misuse, can help upend a nation. Civic life depends on a basic level of statistical ...
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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Pacific Exploration Voyage Almost Sunk by Crazy Commander

An early and ambitious American expedition developed a nightmarish side ...
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If You Spot One Of These, Don’t Pick It Up

If you find a shell, the only safe thing to do is assume it’s live ...
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WWII Book Review: A World at Total War

A World at Total War: Global Conflict and the Politics of Destruction, 1937-1945 Edited by Roger Chickering, Stig Förster and ...
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WWII Book Review: The War Comes to Plum Street

The War Comes to Plum Street by Bruce C. Smith; Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2005, $29.95. The war comes to ...
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