The patriot Edward Snowden gives an interview-from-exile. Some thoughts and a few links. Listen and get mad!
At least that’s what one of my graduate professors once said. Welcome to this random assortment of (generally) military-centered academia and the occasional rant. Here
Japan’s actions during the Second World War are well known, as is the following American occupation and the ways in which the Japanese economy and
Six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States Navy halted the seemingly unstoppable progress of Japanese expansion across the Pacific at the Battle of Midway. On the other side of the world, German and Russian forces were engaged in the titanic struggles of Stalingrad and Kursk. Both campaigns have been called turning points. Evaluate the accuracy of that statement. Was there an earlier shift in momentum on either front?”
Of all the campaigns of the Second World War, none produced the shock and utter disbelief created the German defeat of France in the early summer of 1940.
Just put it down, man. Put the thesarus down and slowly… back… away.
Leave it to Man’s Best Friend to turn a combat zone into play time.
How might the great heroes of Chekhov respond to the discovery of torture in the Gulags? Solzhenitsyn muses in a tome which requires MUCH bourbon… or a whole bottle of vodka.
In a battered blue trunk with rusted hinges and broken locks lies the truest of treasures: hundreds of letters from Grandaddy Bill and his brother