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Worshipping Heroes

Earlier this month, one of my childhood heroes passed away. In my mind John Glenn will always be the astronaut who rode the “Friendship 7” Mercury capsule into orbit around the Earth. Earlier generations’ heroes were many, the brave service … Continue reading

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The Demise Of Il Duce

Benito Mussolini and Fascist Italy take the backseat in the vehicle of World War Two history as taught in America.   Likewise, the downfall of Mussolini is given obligatory mention, as well.  Most of us were not taught that Mussolini was … Continue reading

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No!

It’s a shame that most of the world doesn’t celebrate the important holiday that is so popular in Greece.  It was on this day in 1940, that the Greek government replied, “No!” Do any of us remember being taught about … Continue reading

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