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Board Game Review: ‘Quartermaster General’ by Griggling Games

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"An army marches on its stomach" rings true for this WWII resource-management game. Read More »

On First Christmas Without Dad – Remembering the Importance of Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas”

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All these years later “White Christmas” has an evanescent ability to touch us across time, and we think of the "snow" as being a metaphor for peace and love. Read More »

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


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: Paper Children: An Immigrant’s Legacy by Marcia Fine

The title Paper Children is rather appropriate for the wrong reasons. Read More »

Book Review: Treblinka Survivor: The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling by Mark S. Smith

The devastating true story of one man's experiences before, during and after his incarceration in Treblinka Death Camp. Read More »

Book Review: Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Against the backdrop of the Vel' d'Hiv roundups in Paris in 1942, Tatiana de Rosnay weaves a powerful story about the choices we make in the name of love. Read More »

Book Review: Annexed by Sharon Dogar

The poignant and heartbreaking story of the boy who loved Anne Frank is recommended to children and adults alike. Read More »

Book Review: Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory by Ben Macintyre

Thrilling story of one of the great intelligence coups of the Allied war effort during the Second World War. Read More »

Book Review: City of War by Neil Russell

What would you do if you saw a beautiful woman running naked down the freeway? Read More »

Book Review: A Plague upon Humanity: The Hidden History of Japan’s Biological Warfare Program by Daniel Barenblatt

A Plague Upon Humanity is a very well researched, well documented and well written account of this time of atrocities, and I recommend it highly. Read More »