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The B-25 Empire State Building Collision

The formal end of the second World War was less than two months away.  Saturday morning, July 28, 1945, Lieutenant Colonel William Smith, Jr. was on a routine transport mission. Smith was piloting an Army B-25 bomber over New York … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Autumn

If you only read one book about the diaspora of the North American Plains Indians, I think it should be Mari Sandoz’s Cheyenne Autumn.  The telling of the 1,500 mile trek by a band of a few hundred Cheyenne people … Continue reading

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