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Book Review: ‘Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk’ by Dennis E Showalter

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Cuts through propaganda and myth to provide a strategic and tactical understanding of one of history's greatest armored battles and a turning point of World War II. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Destiny of the Republic’ by Candice Millard

Book Review Destiny of the Republic

A non-fiction account of the assassination of President James A. Garfield that opens up this lesser known historical event. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century’ by Christian Caryl

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Historical change tends to happen in big leaps, rather than by gradual evolution. Read More »

History’s ‘The Vikings’ at Comic-Con 2013

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History's original scripted series Vikings focuses on a period of time and place rarely explored in series television. Read More »

Interview with Catherine Astolfo, Author of ‘Sweet Karoline’

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"I am fascinated by evil, by the psychopathology that leads people to harm others." Read More »

Book Review: ‘Food in Medieval England: Diet and Nutrition’, edited by C.N. Wollgar, D. Serjeantson and T. Waldron

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Sixteenth-century Cornish ale, made from oats, was said to be "lyke wash as pygges had wrestled dryn". Read More »

Book Review: ‘1776: Year of Illusions’ by Thomas Fleming

Book Review 1776 Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming

Colonial society was anything but united behind the rebels. Read More »

Blu-Ray Review: ‘WWII From Space’

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Every World War II documentary features animated maps showing troop movements, but WWII From Space takes this a step farther, with computer-generated animation showing what famous battles would have looked like from the stratosphere Read More »

Book Review: ‘The President And The Provocateur’ by Alex Cox

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Charting more than reasonable doubts when it comes to the official versions surround the assassinations of Kennedy and Oswald. Read More »

FreeRice and the Korean War

Civilians seen fleeing in the fields during a retreat of UN forces during the Korean War. (Harry St. Truman Library)

The age of the Internet has created new ways to be a humanitarian hero every day. FreeRice is one. Read More »