Tag Archive for WWII

A Few on War, Govt., and WWII

Three on War and WWII. The piece on Hiroshima by Bryan Caplan is a must-read. Richman is always good. TGIF: Truman, A-Bombs, and the Killing of Innocents The Future of Freedom Foundation: Why do people today assume an invasion would…

It’s Time For An Adult Assessment

With the anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki upon us, it might be a good time for right-wingers and self-identified conservatives to take a big-boy look at these events. Two columns below force us to take an uncomfortable…

A Real Life Hogan’s Heroes

I can’t imagine the stones this guy had. “POW Greasley confronting Heinrich Himmler (in glasses) in the POW camp, demonstrating (with his shirt off) how they need more rations. He was not aware that hthis superior officer was Himmler himself.”…

Why My Lai and Not Hiroshima?

Dr. Bryan Caplan makes a compelling argument, by asking some very uncomfortable questions. A good (and brief) read worth your time. Tell Me the Difference Between My Lai and Hiroshima, Bryan Caplan – Library of Economics and Liberty: In the…

These WWII Photos Are Amazing

There are 20 parts. 17 available as of this writing. Don’t miss them, amazing stuff. World War II in Photos – Alan Taylor – In Focus – The Atlantic: World War II is the story of the 20th Century. The…

Book Review: The Fall of Berlin 1945

In January I wrapped-up Beevor’s Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege. Beevor’s The Fall of Berlin 1945 picks-up pretty much right after Stalingrad. Here are the details: # Title: The Fall of Berlin 1945 # Author: Antony Beevor # Hardcover: 512 pages…