Results tagged with 'world war ii'
Published Feb. 13, 2019
Every year for Black History Month, Judge Derek Mosley posts daily tributes on Facebook that provide information about remarkable African-Americans who were excluded from mainstream history. Today, meet the first all-African-American, all-female military unit to serve overseas in World War II.
Published May 29, 2017
An average run to the grocery store the other day turned into anything but average. It was a gift that I will remember for the rest of my life.
Published Nov. 11, 2015
At the beginning, all Julia Brunson had was a name: Eugene Mlot. By the end of her experience, she had close friend from generations past that she'd never even met.
Published Aug. 23, 2015
If you're planning on riffing off of one of Hollywood's greatest director's greatest movies, you better know what you're doing. Luckily, the man behind "Phoenix" is the extremely talented German director Christian Petzold, who smartly takes a touch of Hitchcock and twists it into an impressive project all of his own, a brilliantly crafted modern post-war noir carefully cloaked in mystery that slowly but satisfyingly burns to a quiet fireworks display of a finale.
Published Jan. 3, 2015
You could list every potential synonym for incredible - amazing, triumphant, inspirational, awe-worthy, etc. - and it would still fall short of giving Louis Zamperini's life its due. "Unbroken," the movie blessed with bringing his remarkable story to the big screen, unfortunately lives up to none of those words. It is anything but amazing or triumphant or inspirational or awe-worthy. It manages to take cinematic gold and morph it into pewter.
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The effort of North Korea to suppress Sony's satirical film "The Interview" has failed, but only after initial success. For months, Pyongyang has expressed outrage about the irreverent production.In November, Sony discovered computers were breached by a group called "The Guardians ...
Wednesday December 7th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL December 7th. A date which will live in infamy. 70 years ago today, the generation who would become known as our greatest generation had their world turned upside down with Pearl Harbor. It has special significance with me because my grandpa...
Monday May 30th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL Memorial Day - or as my grandparents used to call it ‘Decoration Day’. I don’t need any more sadness in my life right now, but how can it be avoided? I’m very thankful for every freedom I have as an American, but I never los...
Thursday November 11th, 2010 - Miami, FL Far too many overly serious topics are coming to the forefront at once lately, at least for my tastes, but they are. I want to focus on fun and funny and doing as much good with as much time as I have left on this cockeyed little space pebble f...
This Christmas season, devoted to charity and peace, is also the sixty-fifth anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, Americans’ largest land battle. The U.S. has begun to withdraw troops from Iraq, while expanding forces to combat the v...
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