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Divers find WWII submarine that sank in “rare” naval confrontation

The Jantina sank on July 5, 1941, with 48 sailors aboard after being hit by torpedoes fired…

How an all-Black, female battalion helped boost the morale of troops in Europe in WWII

In 1945, 855 women deployed to Europe to ensure troops received their correspondence from loved ones.

Van Gogh artwork looted by Nazis to be auctioned in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A watercolor by Vincent van Gogh that was seized by the Nazis during…

Finding Summertime Love Between The Covers

That’s a clickbait headline if ever there was one. Given that this is a book blog, you…

In The Good Ol’ Summertime (Reading)

A good friend is for all seasons, but there’s something about relaxing with old friends and familiar…

That Time When Democracy Was Really Under Siege

Historian Michael Beschloss, tweeted a White House photo on Thursday. It shows the street in front of…

Some of My Summertime Reading, and a Question About Yours

From time to time, because this blog is about books and reading them, I like to ask…



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