Our memories are mostly memories of memories. We can trust the big ideas. The details are more suspect. We pave over the particulars of our past with things from other events […]
Dick Winters became a production supervisor at a plastics adhesive factory after the war. He eventually bought a farm and started a business selling animal feed in Pennsylvania. The books and movies […]
We could bite the hook on the political debates about Syria right now if we really can’t help ourselves.
The war started for me while I ate dinner in the wardroom of my ship, a navy destroyer, floating in the Arabian Gulf within eyesight of the coast of Iraq. The phone rang […]
War is a lot of things. It’s brotherhood and sacrifice and heroism. It’s one man giving his life to save others. It’s an entire society mobilizing towards a common and just end. […]