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Tag Archives: world war II
Book of December 13, 2009
Quick-reading epistolary novel about the German occupation of Guernsey in World War II.
Puzzle of December 7, 2009
Women firefighters trying to contain the blaze during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Book of November 22, 2009
How crowds form, grow, and give power to their leaders -- and especially how leaders get power from the death of a crowd of their followers, for a pile of bodies is still, in human psychology, a crowd: a crowd of the dead.
Puzzle of October 6, 2009
Statue of Alan Turing at Bletchley Park, sculpted from stacked slate by Stephen Kettle. Appropriately, this puzzle is especially tricky. Photo by Simon Bisson.
Book of October 5, 2009
Settle was an American woman in the RAF during World War II. An unsentimental, undramatic, and honest account of class and culture conflict trumping romantic idealism.