Author Archives: A.Marousas

Newsworthy – Nov 9th, 2018

Election results, new measures to deny asylum to a migrant caravan, US discussions with North Korea and the Taliban, exports being slowed by tariffs, and a new surveillance tool by Chinese authorities.

Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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Newsworthy – Nov 2nd, 2018

US troops cause beer shortage in Iceland, China expands internment camps, economic growth is healthy but slowing, and climate change is redrawing lines on the map.

Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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Experience: The Tragedy of Operation Tiger

While reading the book “1944” by Jay Wink, I came across the details of Operation Tiger, a large scale rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of Utah Beach in Normandy held in 1944.

I was surprised that this was an event not covered during my school years, or by any of the countless World War 2 documentaries I have seen. My surprise turned into shock as I learned of the tragedy that unfolded, and the magnitude of the impact it had on the D-Day invasion.

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