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10 Must-Reads for the History Buff in Your Life - Random House Books

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10 Must-Reads for the History Buff in Your Life ... the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its WWII alliance with Britain, told ... the hard-driving millionaire who ran FDR's Lend-Lease program in London; and John ... In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants o...

The Best Gifts to Give to the History Buff in Your Life ...

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Dec 10, 2013 ... Civil War-era toys and a National Book Award winning title make our list of gift ideas for your favorite historian.

8 Things You May Not Know About Lee Harvey Oswald | Who Was ...

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Nov 19, 2013 ... By 1962, Oswald was back in the United States and working in a photo ..... and " loner" image, Oswald secretly developed relationships with top CIA ... Odd as it may be, Allen Dulles, the CIA Director that JFK had fired, ... population that has been smart enough to detect the inconsistencies ..... 2 World War I...

Librarian's Reviews Book Reviews from Library Staff - Warren Public ...

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The SAS was a very strange organization, begun by a couple of very odd characters. ... which fought hard to make room for art within the increasing regimentation of .... Duncan Forrester spent World War II doing undercover work in various .... of her certainties about being a loner and not needing anyone aren't certain in the ...

quirky pickings: March 2011

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Mar 2, 2011 ... the world war ii memorial .... i can't remember the date, which is odd, really, because i can tell you, .... wondering if he's okay. it's hard for me to be the one who stays. i keep myself busy. i take walks. i work until i'm tired. i watch the ..... a bit of trouble in that area. i'd be happy to help...

The Unfinished Presidency - The New York Times

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In fact, O'Neill couldn't escape the feeling that Carter was working against fellow ... "Carter was so much smarter than most of the Democrats in Congress--and he let ... Shortly after the 1980 presidential election Kenneth Kline, a politics buff from .... born-again president was a "narcissistic loner" who should...

May 2012 – Time-Traveling Film Critic

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May 30, 2012 ... Edited by Conrad Buff IV, Neil Smith. .... Decrepit villages pop up at odd, expressionist angles. ... There are elements that don't work. .... their opponents, but it creates a sterile, hermetically sealed version of World War II, where the stakes feel meaningless. ... Mitchum is hard-nosed, but not very interesting...

Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology - The New Yorker

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Feb 14, 2011 ... Though Haggis is passionate about his work, he can be cool toward those who ... introducing himself and other film buffs to the works of Bergman, ... in order to follow their dreams, but they were also smart and ambitious. .... looking for something to believe in, and all these loners looking for a club to join.”.

The best films of the '90s: orphans, outliers, and personal favorites ...

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Oct 11, 2012 ... Although he'd been in the business for nearly 20 years, working chiefly for ... Lantern, a crowning work by a master whose films remain far too hard to see. .... Film buffs tend to have more respect for the former than the latter, which ... is set primarily in the years prior to WWII, in a house where the gentleman ...

Orville "Tubby" Ralston, Nebraska's War Bird - Nebraska State ...

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Mar 28, 2013 ... at forty-seven in a World War II bomber ..... smart decision. ... If Eighty-fifth Squadron played hard, ... for yourself what ripping fun it is to go knocking about hospital, doing the odd stunting for your bit of Buff, the joUy nurses y·know. ..... propelled him to work at an early age. in aerial combat, Ralston had a ...

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Unique Gift Ideas for History Buffs - National Geographic Store

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unique gift idea, history buffs. ... The Secret History of World War II ... for him, history lover, kids, maps buff, mother, nature lover, neighbor, teacher, traveler.

1000+ images about Women in History on Pinterest | Pilots, Wwii ...

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... catalog of ideas. | See more about Pilots, Wwii and Women's army corps. ... She was described "as a very brave woman, but a law unto herself and a loner." ...

Rod Whitaker - Biography - IMDb

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During the Korean War he joined the Navy, working in intelligence. ... He might be a loner - playing the role of cultured drifter and closet idealist forged by ... The first was supposed to be a cool and smart spoof on the genre, but The .... Having kept to his hard opinion of society in general - especially America - in an odd bit of ...