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1941 | 1941

dale-estey's picture
Bad Tidings We Bring   In 1941 Adolf Hitler presides over aChristmas party in Munich. Stark, jarring swastika armbands offset the glint of ornaments and tinsel dangling from a giant Tannenbaum; festive candles illuminate the scene. Confronted with the image, the question naturally arises: How...
larry-schliessmann's picture
Landing at New York's JFK airport felt normal enough. I had flown several times over the span of the previous two years. Before then, I never stepped foot aboard an airplane. Required to wear my dress uniform, despite my formal discharge from active duty, was not bothersome. Although I'd heard of...