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The General, History and Revisionist History

Robert E. Lee’s plantation home – Arlington Virginia Ah yes.  There is so much going on here in the United States each day it is almost impossible for an old blogger to keep up.  Trying to write a post on … Continue reading

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“The Ideal German Soldier”

“The Ideal German Soldier” –  appearing on the front page of Berliner Tagsblatt newspaper, Sunday edition during the invasion of Poland – 1939. Our soldier’s picture was taken by a Wehrmacht  photographer and  provided to the newspaper for publication.  It … Continue reading

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Death of the White Rose – February 22, 1943

An annual re-post – Originally posted  in February 2010 Core Members of the White Rose – Munich 1942 – (l to r) Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst.  Arrested by the Gestapo and guillotined  on February 22, 1943. The notorious Nazi Judge Roland … Continue reading

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Rhode Island and the Coming of Religious Liberty

Touro Synagogue – Newport Rhode Island – founded by 15 Jewish families arriving in Rhode Island from Barbados in 1658.  It is the oldest synagogue in America. “To hold forth a lively experiment that a most flourishing civil state may … Continue reading

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European Dominion and White Privilege

I have always been a bit of a history buff.  Not a professional mind you but a student.  When I was a young man I had been accepted into the Master of History program at a relatively prestigious northeastern university … Continue reading

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It’s the 4th of July! Yaay! What’s With the 1812 Overture?

. So Fourth of July is here and we all will be hearing both the Capitol Fourth celebration and the Boston Pops play the final themes of the 1812 Overture on national television just prior to the fireworks. Why the … Continue reading

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Old Europe

Ah Europe! Last week the UK voted to leave the European Union; well actually England outside of London voted to leave as did Wales.  London, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to stay.  Now comes the hangover from the drunken deliriousness – … Continue reading

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