January 2018

Rommel

by Daniel Russ on January 31, 2018

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  Rommel struggled to do his due diligence for Hitler. On the 13th of May 1943, Axis forces surrendered to the Allies in Tunisia. This would forever imprecate Rommel as a failed commander. That said, he still retained the support of the German population. Hitler’s blandishments had backfired and Rommel was as close to a […]

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War Poets. Alan Seeger.

by Daniel Russ on January 25, 2018

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Alan Seeger Alan Seeger was a New York native who joined the French Foreign Legion in World War I. He published this prophetic poem and never saw its publication the next year. He perished on July 4th 1916 in the French village  Bloy-en-Santerre.     I HAVE A RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH   I have a […]

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War Poets. John McCrae.

January 19, 2018

John McCrae   Canadian John McCrae volunteered for World War I and served as a brigade surgeon following an artillery unit. At the Second Battle of Ypres, he saw the horrors of war first hand, casualties of where the German chlorine gas. This is one of the most famous war poems of all time.   FLANDERS […]

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War Poets. Rupert Brooke

January 14, 2018
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    Rupert Brooke     Rupert Brooke was already an established as a writer and poet before he took up arms in World War I. A contemporary of William Butler Yeats, he also galavanted about with Virginia Woolf. He served in the Royal Navy and is most known for this sonnet:   The Soldier […]

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The P-38 Can Opener. A Miracle Of Fine Design.

January 10, 2018
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King Kong. A Rant From Facebook Worth Reading.

January 5, 2018
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  I don’t often do this. In fact, I have never done this before. But I am posting a rant from David Touchton, a Country and Blues singer here in Austin, Texas. His manifesto about King Kong summarizes the blind eye we all turn towards subjugating people. Look at how easy it is to follow […]

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