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Hurricane Katrina, frame by frame

In August 2005, Alysia Burton Steele was just two months into her job as a photo editor on The Dallas ...
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My friend, my self

Female friendship is central to much recent fiction and film. What can it say about the role of relationships in ...
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Spitfire vs. Hurricane: First RAF Combat of World War II

Eighty years ago, the air war over Britain did not start well for the Royal Air Force in a “friendly ...
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Thunderbolt Top Ace Contender in the Pacific War

Colonel Neel Kearby was among the top scorers in the Pacific when he pushed his luck too far while chasing ...
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CWT Book Review: Commanding the Army of the Potomac

Commanding the Army of the Potomac by Stephen R. Taaffe, University Press of Kansas, 2006, 284 pages, $34.95 The corps ...
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CWT Book Review: Irish Green & Union Blue

Irish Green & Union Blue: The Civil War Letters of Peter Welsh Desperation inspired Irishman Peter Welsh to join the ...
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CWT Book Review: The Confederate Battle Flag

The Confederate Battle Flag by John M. Coski, Bellknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006, 401 pages, $29.95. John Coski, ...
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Old Soldier Stories: ‘Not Its Forte’

Union Colonel Robert Gould Shaw did have a soft side, as shown in his many letters to his family and ...
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Whatever Happened to Birkett Davenport Fry?

Birkett Davenport Fry wasn’t very good at math. In fact, a failing grade in that subject led to his early ...
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Tracking Down the Past: Mobile

The city of Mobile, Alabama’s largest, has long been over- shadowed by New Orleans, its neighbor to the west. But ...
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