Category Archives: WWII

The Psychology of Insomnia

Counting sheep? Listening to the clock tick? Drinking warm milk or hot tea? All are potential signs of insomnia. Me? It’s 5:23 a.m. I went to bed at 11:00 p.m. and slept for an hour. When I heard a buzzing … Continue reading

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IBM in WWII Germany

Barnes and Noble is a great bookstore, providing a variety of historical books. The one I discovered after church today was entitled, IBM and the Holocaust, by Edwin Black. He, through investigative journalism, discovered how Hitler and the Nazis were … Continue reading

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Curious George Didn’t Monkey Around with the Nazis

A harrowing escape is the fiction of today’s action movies and thriller novels, but Jews fleeing the Nazis during the Holocaust is a reality of danger that most of us cannot imagine. If it weren’t for the little monkey, “Curious George,” … Continue reading

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Two Nations Under God–Let’s Celebrate!

On July 4th Americans will celebrate the birth of our nation, the United States. As a Christian, the birth of another nation, an ancient nation comes to mind. On May 14, 1948, after a lengthy battle with Arab nations and also … Continue reading

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Mirrors: Cracking the Case

“Break a mirror and you’ll have seven years of bad luck.” That was one of my father’s silly superstitions.    What is true, I discovered just this morning on the brown and purple envelope of my instant oatmeal: In 1291, a … Continue reading

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Gold Star Mothers

Mike Broomhead, KFYI talk show host, recently mentioned Gold Star Moms at a Republican Club meeting in Fountain Hills, Arizona. On the way home, my daughter said that she hadn’t heard about Gold Star Mothers.  “If I hadn’t researched World War Two … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

The sound of rivet guns ringing in her ears, Rosie the Riveter took her work at the shipyard  or at Boeing aircraft seriously during WWII. When the holes had to be reamed out to make them larger, Rosie did that, … Continue reading

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