Okay, this is the wrong time to be posting this. At least, if I had wanted to be accurate, I should have posted this link in June. That was when the original D-Day landings occurred. But time and dates slipped my mind as I was mired in work, so here we are. It is too … Continue reading Storming the Beaches
I have to admit, the conspiracy theory described in this Popular Mechanics* article is news to me. Turn your head and squint a bit, though, and you can see it working as part of a Marvel Comics* story or even as an explanation for the Artomiques in the Wild Stars* universe. It certainly reminds this … Continue reading Alternate History Theorists, Unite!
Well, they are not there yet. But some of them had their eyes on the stars – quite literally! You can learn more about one such saint through the link below, readers. Check it out! St. Maximilian Kolbe designed his own spaceship to fly to the moon By Philip Kosloski St. Maximilian Kolbe is most well-known … Continue reading Saints in Space!?
There are many reasons why I reviewed Monalisa Foster’s* book Pretending to Sleep*, readers. This article details one of them. If you want to learn more about the other motivations I have for looking into the subject of Communism, then click the review link here. Learn more through the link below: The 1941 NKVD Prison … Continue reading Dark Days in the East….
…And it wears many faces. Some of them are more familiar than we may initially realize. Learn more about Audrey Hepburn’s wartime activities through the link below, readers! When Audrey Hepburn Danced To Help The Dutch Resistance May 12, 2021 Steve Palace Audrey Hepburn lived a secret life as an asset of the Dutch Resistance … Continue reading Courage Comes in Many Forms….
I think the title says it all. Click the link to learn more, readers: ‘Those are Japanese planes!’ By John Raughter NOV 20, 2020 A rising sun was the first sign to Sterling R. Cale that something was off. But rather than the sun, it was Mars, the god of war, that became his uninvited and … Continue reading He Saw Years of War….
Not long ago, this author discovered the above picture, which discusses some fans’ thoughts on how the Fellowship of the Ring might have simply flown to Mordor to dispose of the One Ring rather than “take the long way around.” As the commenter explains, this would have been a bad idea narratively because the entire … Continue reading Thoughts on Tactics: How History Affects Fiction and Makes It Believable
Learn more about the F4F Wildcat through the link below, readers! How the Rugged F4F Wildcat Held the Line During World War II Designed by Grumman Iron Works, the tough little fighter kept America in the fight during those early dark days in the Pacific Theater By David Kindy SMITHSONIANMAG.COM JANUARY 22, 2021 As Joe Foss scanned the … Continue reading The Plane that Could, Would, and Did!
Click the link to learn more, readers: Our WWII Story: Gardening in the South Pacific By Legionnaire William Sabel of Tavares, Fla. MAR 04, 2021 [Editor’s note: World War II veteran and Legionnaire William Sabel of Tavares, Fla., submitted the following story to Legiontown in 2013. He died in 2015.] I was instrumental in introducing … Continue reading A Tropical Victory Garden
This story is fantastic, primarily because it is true. Reading this article, one can see where George Lucas may have acquired at least some of his ideas for the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk, which fans can visually explore in games such as Knights of the Old Republic* and The Force Unleashed*. Gamers who enjoy a … Continue reading When Artists Go to War