Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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A Glimmer of Goodbye 1917 / Edinburgh
Lord Byron Volunteers His Services 1823 / Greece
Adolf Hitler Writes History 1937 / Berlin
Plutarch’s Post-Rebellion Wrap-Up c. 72 BC / Italy
The World in Time: The Wehrmacht’s End Lewis Lapham talks with Dennis Showalter about his book, “Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk: The Turning Point of World War II.”
When Cats Attack 2013: Visitors to the Franche-Comte region of France are advised to be on alert, as gangs of feral cats terrorize...
The World In Time: Britain’s American Mistake Lewis Lapham talks with Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy about his book, The Men Who Lost America.
The World in Time: Addressing Gettysburg Lewis Lapham talks with Allen C. Guelzo about his book Gettysburg: The Last Invasion.
A Grand and Awful Scene 1812 / Atlantic Ocean
Military Mammals 2013: A rare nineteenth century torpedo was discovered off the coast of Southern California this week—by a very elite squad...
Pompey Clears the Decks 67 BC / Mediterranean Sea
Dark-Ship Diplomacy 1853 / Washington, DC
Epic Brag 1572 / Lisbon
Joseph Conrad’s Love of the Sea c. 1880 / London
The World in Time: Kings of Light Author Dan Jones talks to Lewis Lapham about his book, The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England.
The World in Time: Engineering Victory Paul Kennedy talks with Lewis Lapham about his book, Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War.
They Eat Horses, Don’t They? 2013: French and British authorities are under pressure from consumers to punish a retailer they say sold beef mixed with...
Dissenting Opinion 1784 / Passy
Gorilla Warfare c. 470 BC / West Africa
On the Front Lines 2012: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced this week that the Pentagon will lift a 1994 ban that prohibits women...
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