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October 20, 2014
by liztolsma@gmail.com
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70 Years Ago Today: General MacArthur “I Have Returned”

70 years ago today was a watershed mark for those Westerners being held in the Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila. At this point, they had been held for 33 months and conditions in the camp were deteriorating quickly. Food … Continue reading

May 30, 2014
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D-Day 70 Years Remembered

Last night on PBS, I watched part of a Nova documentary on D-day (part because I’m on deadline now. I justified watching by claiming it was for research!). It was called D-Day’s Sunken Secrets. Next Friday is the 70th anniversary … Continue reading