Tag: ww2

Newsworthy – June 7th, 2019

More Americans are living alone than ever before, large companies continue to hold on to cash, business schools are shutting down MBA programs, an increase in apprehensions at the southern border, and more.

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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…

Experience: Japanese Surrender in WW2

“We are taught that the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ended the war with Japan in 1945. This is not the whole truth.”

Book Review: Jackdaws

It is 1944 and the Allies are preparing for the invasion of Europe. In the occupied town of Sainte-Cecile, the French Resistance is preparing to blow up the chateau that now houses the crucial telephone exchange connecting the French telephone system to that of…

Book Review: The Century Trilogy

A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to come across The Century Trilogy while perusing the Barnes & Noble website. The trilogy is written by Ken Follett and currently has 2 of the 3 books published. The second book, “Winter of the World”…