Tag: Wars

5 books you should read to learn more about World War I – The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times5 books you should read to learn more about World War IThe Seattle TimesOne hundred years ago this month, Congress granted President Woodrow Wilson’s request to go to war. America’s commitment to neutrality ended that day, torn by the modern ravages of submarine warfare (the sinking of the Lusitania by a German U-boat) …and […]

Even Animals Needed Gas Masks in World War I – The National Interest Online (blog)

The National Interest Online (blog)Even Animals Needed Gas Masks in World War IThe National Interest Online (blog)Take the most famous canine hero of the war, Sergeant Stubby of the 102nd Infantry Regiment, American Expeditionary Forces. The most decorated dog of the war earned many of his accolades from alerting his human comrades to incoming gas. […]

How the Korean War Saved the World From Nuclear Annihilation – The National Interest Online (blog)

The National Interest Online (blog)How the Korean War Saved the World From Nuclear AnnihilationThe National Interest Online (blog)Fifteen years ago, the historian and blogger John Schindler worked for the NSA, where he wrote an article for its internal magazine about how the Korean War averted nuclear Armageddon. Dodging Armageddon: The Third World War That Almost […]

Libya Central Bank to Intervene in `War' on Dinar in Coming Days – Bloomberg

BloombergLibya Central Bank to Intervene in `War’ on Dinar in Coming DaysBloombergLibya’s central bank will intervene “intensively” to defend the country’s currency, the Tripoli-based governor said Sunday, as officials struggle to rein in a rampant black market and revive an economy in shambles after years of war. The central bank …and more » Read More… Libya […]

Civil War Trust celebrates 30 years, thanks to Donald Pfanz – The Daily Progress

The Daily ProgressCivil War Trust celebrates 30 years, thanks to Donald PfanzThe Daily ProgressBut Pfanz forged ahead and wrote historian Brian Pohanka, an Alexandria resident active in Civil War re-enacting and as an editor for Time–Life Books. Pohanka partnered with activists Ed Wenzel and Clark “Bud” Hall, and their campaign preserved what is … Read More… […]

North Korea detains American citizen as Japanese ships join US war games – The Guardian

The GuardianNorth Korea detains American citizen as Japanese ships join US war gamesThe GuardianNorth Korea detains American citizen as Japanese ships join US war games. University teacher Tony Kim held at airport while trying to leave country; North Korea says its forces are ready to sink US aircraft carrier. This undated picture released by …and […]

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