The Tree That Shaped Early Aviation

Today on the blog, we have a special guest post from author Ruth Tittensor! Here, she explains this particular tree’s incredible significance during the First World War. Here, she explains the Sitka spruce’s incredible significance during the First World War. … More The Tree That Shaped Early Aviation

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[Guest Post] The Day of Days: Why D-Day Still Matters

By John Antal General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander Allied Forces Europe, talks to paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, the Screaming Eagles, on the evening of June 5, 1944. In a few short hours these Soldiers would be parachuting into Nazi occupied France and engaged in one of the most desperate and decisive battles … More [Guest Post] The Day of Days: Why D-Day Still Matters

Guest Post: ‘What-if’ing the Vanished Hero and Beyond

Jay A. Stout, author of Vanished Hero, has written a thoughtful and moving guest post for us in honor of Elwyn G. Righetti’s birthday—and the day he disappeared.  Elwyn G. Righetti was perhaps the most aggressive fighter group commander to serve in World War II.  Today, April 17, 2017, marks what would have been his 102nd birthday.  … More Guest Post: ‘What-if’ing the Vanished Hero and Beyond