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Allied (2016) Trailer

AlliedAllied is American romantic thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Steven Knight.Watch the Trailer!ALLIED is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt), who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Mar...
by Film trailers World on Aug 14, 2016

Dunkirk (2017) Trailer

Dunkirk At the point of crisis, at the point of annihilation, survival is victory.Dunkirk is  British epic war film written, co-produced and directed by Christopher Nolan. Watch the Trailer!Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain and Fra...
by Film trailers World on Aug 7, 2016

Historic Advertising Poster and Watch Fob

I recently acquired a framed advertising poster for Flint Wagon Works.  If you are not from the Flint area or not a gearhead with a penchant for very very early historical items, you might be thinking "not my thing".  Well I'm from the Flin...
by Gear Acres on Aug 4, 2016

Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Trailer

Hacksaw Ridge When the order came to retreat, one man stayed.Hacksaw Ridge is American-Australian war film directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan, Randall Wallace, and Gregory Crosby.Watch the Trailer!HACKSAW RIDGE...
by Film trailers World on Aug 1, 2016

Book Review: The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard

This is not an uplifting book, but it is a very interesting story and about a young boy, in his formative years living in the Warsaw Ghetto...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jul 14, 2016

Memphis Belle Posters

Memphis Belle was the nickname of a B-17F Flying Fortress during the Second World War that inspired the making of two motion pictures: a 1944 documentary film, Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress, and a 1990 Hollywood feature film, Memphis Be...
by Vintage Pinup Girls on Jun 19, 2016

Book Review: Good People by Nir Baram

A very ambitious and well researched novel which tries to understand how good people simply roll over and help commit atrocities...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jun 15, 2016

The Homefront Went to War

Sometime when I was in my late teens or early twenties, I visited a stationery store in downtown Stockton. Back in the day when big box office supply stores had not yet been invented and people quaintly still wrote letters. This one was having a clea...
by Proof Positive on May 25, 2016

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

 Source: Free review copy received from publisher Five words from the blurb: WWII, London, teacher, love, triumphs I loved Chris Cleave’s debut novel, The Other Hand, but his subsequent books haven’t been in the same league. With Every...
by Farm Lane Books Blog on Apr 23, 2016

Book Review: Galerie by Steven Greenberg

The novel explores the Holocaust from an original point of view and does not shy from addressing issues which are easy to gloss over...

The Villa Rouge by Maggie Ross

 Source: Free review copy received from publisher Five words from the blurb: WWII, family, secret, consequences, life I hadn’t heard of Maggie Ross until this book popped through my letterbox, but the PR blurb highlighted the fact that she wo...
by Farm Lane Books Blog on Apr 1, 2016

Featured Post: Béla’s Letters by Jeff Ingber

Béla’s Letters by Jeff Ingber Through personal narrative and letters preserved for decades, Béla’s Letters tells the remarkable story of a large Eastern European family torn apart by war and the Holocaust, the extraordinary circumstances th...
by Epic Book Quest on Mar 30, 2016

Featured Post: Béla’s Letters by Jeff Ingber

Béla’s Letters by Jeff Ingber Through personal narrative and letters preserved for decades, Béla’s Letters tells the remarkable story of a large Eastern European family torn apart by war and the Holocaust, the extraordinary circumstances th...
by Epic Book Quest on Mar 30, 2016

Book Review: The Envoy by Alex Kershaw

Mr. Wallenberg could not stand idly by watching one of the greatest crimes of the 20th Century taking place, and took it upon himself to provide Jews with Schutzpasses, documents which show that the bearer is a Swedish citizen and hence should not be...

Timeless Love

Excitement builds As you wait for the day To see your old friend On an arranged holiday As the day draws near You become quite giddy You plan to meet each other In a faraway city Questions cross your mind … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Feb 11, 2016

Featured Post: Jacqueline by Jackie Minniti

  When ten-year-old Jacqueline Falna hears her mother’s scream, she is unaware that the axis of her world is about to tilt. Her father’s plane has been shot down by German fighters. In the midst of poverty, food shortages, air raids, and the...
by Epic Book Quest on Jan 8, 2016

Book Review: Blue on Blue: A History of Friendly Fire by Geoffrey Regan

This book should be read by anyone who is interested in military history or is aspiring to leading troops.

Facebook Helps Honor War Vet With No Family

Facebook has been a growing force within all of our lives since its launch in February 2004.  It has since gained over 500 million members.  The topic of death has also been addressed with this social network, giving family and friends the opportun...
by Funeral News with Live Casket on Dec 29, 2015

Vilnius as you don’t know it

Vilnius is a very old town, and one of the traditionally biggest and most influent cities of the Northern Europe. Its name comes from the River Vilna, on whose banks Vilnius proudly sits since the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Travel on Dec 27, 2015

Book Review: The Angles of Zin by Clifford Irving

The Angles of Zin by Clifford Irving was a nice surprise when I read it. The book is well done and well written. The author doesn’t try to tackle on too much, but shows a slice of life and characters who tackle incredibly difficult moral dilemmas.


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