70th Anniversary of Iwo Jima

Last week, veterans and families gathered at the National World War II Memorial to attend the ceremony for the 70th anniversary of Iwo Jima. This assembly was to commemorate the battle in which more than 6,800 American service members were killed. Iwo Jima would come to be known as the deadliest battle in Marine Corps […]


The Code Breaker

The World Wars certainly produced the rapid advancement of machines and technology on both sides of the Atlantic. As necessity often has proven, innovation was bred as patriotic scientists and inventors raced to devise the next best device that would save their nation. One of the most fascinating machines to emerge from the chaos and […]


Celebrating a British – American Hero: (Sir) Winston Churchill Day

 Sir Winston Churchill  become an Honorary Citizen of the United States on April 9th, 1963. The 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, bestowed the honor of granting citizenship to the World War II British leader and staunch American ally. Churchill was 89 when he received this honor; he died two years later. Winston Churchill […]


Remembering D-Day

June 6th, 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, a pivotal point in World War II. Due to its massive scale and success, this operation also stands as one of the most extraordinary accomplishments in military history. Between paratroopers, glider-borne troops, and soldiers traveling by ship, Allied forces shuttled over 155,000 […]


The Online Diary of Anne Frank

This March—Women’s History Month—revisit one of the twentieth century’s most influential works authored by a female—The Diary of Anne Frank. Listed among the best books of the century by Goodreads.com, The New York Public Library, The Guardian, and The National Review, The Diary of Anne Frank is a complex and important text. It is at […]

An American President: Meet FDR

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt In this month’s Internet Challenge™, we are going to learn about the 32nd president of the United States: Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Nicknamed FDR, he was born to a […]

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