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National Spirit of ’45 Day

The Spirit of ’45 Day is about honoring the “can-do attitude” of the Greatest Generation. These are the brave ordinary heroes who endured the world wars, specifically WWII. We celebrate this observance in conjunction with V-J Day, which is when the armistice was signed in 1945, effectively ending the war. The hope is to continue instilling the same level of inspiration, perseverance,

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Ice Islands by Humphrey Hawksley

Ice Islands Humphrey Hawksley Publication date: August 2nd 2022Format: Hardback/Severn House / CanonGate Major Rake Ozenna’s mission is simple: gain access to the Kato family – Japan’s most dangerous crime empire – and stop the threat to America. But when the secret son of the Russian leader is executed and Rake’s target, Sara Kato, is implicated in the murder, a

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My Book Review of The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers

The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers by Elizabeth Cobbs My rating: 5 of 5 stars Heartbreaking, Eye-opening, & Informative As a female veteran, this book really resonated with me. It’s because of women like those commemorated in this novel that I can vote and be recognized for my own service to my country. The hardships & battles they endured

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My Book Review of Kind: a Christmas short story of post-WWII Munich

Kind: a Christmas short story of post-WWII Munich by Kellyn Roth My rating: 5 of 5 stars A Heartwarming Gem! I didn’t know what to redirect from this short story. I’ve just been on a reading jag that includes WWI and WWII material. Thankfully, I found this little gem!! I absolutely loved this story. It transcends time and retains its

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My Book Review of GIRLS ON THE LINE

Girls on the Line by Aimie K. Runyan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Another View of WWI & Womanhood I loved this story. It was real to history and powerful while maintaining patriotism, romance, and action. It gave a truthful depiction of society in the early 1900s but still offered a story of sisterhood, empowerment, and “class” is found

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