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The Oldest Sword

By | April 9, 2020

[April 9, 2020]  Growing up in a community with many military veterans, I developed an interest in military history.  The many stories told by these veterans fascinated me; a little boy from a town that didn’t have a traffic light, and the highlight of the weekend was a local dance.  Maybe that is why I also came to… Read More »

Why the WWII Disaster at Dieppe was so Important

By | April 6, 2020

[April 6, 2020]  Britain’s raid on the northern French coastal town of Dieppe in 1942 was supposed to test Nazi Germany’s Fortress Europe.  Mission goals were simple; siege a major port, gather intelligence, destroy critical defenses, raise the morale of the UK, and get out.  The WWII disaster at Dieppe failed to achieve any those goals.  But essential… Read More »