(“Cheeky American!”)

“These often are quite impressive,” the young archivist said, handing me the closed-up flat file for this painting by C.E. Turner in Britain’s National Archives. When I returned the file…

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Happy D-Day!

Happy 79th anniversary of D-Day! Over the months beforehand, many brave men and women risked their lives to obtain this OMAHA Beach-West map’s intelligence on fortifications, obstacles, and mines that…

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“Come on Texas!”

The Battleship U.S.S. Texas will be on the move Wednesday, August 31, weather permitting.  A livestream video of Texas getting under tow, August 31, will be available on the Battleship…

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Happy D-Day

And Crispin Crispian shall ne’er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remembered— We few, we happy few, we band…

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Return to “Wonderland”

Finally, after two years of pandemic-imposed absence, a day spent researching at the National Archives in College Park (a.k.a. “Wonderland”)!  Working with the archivists to build the foundation for a…

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