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Book Review: ‘A War of Empires’ by Robert Lyman

a war oF empires Japan, India, Burma & Britain: 1941-45 By Robert Lyman. 560 pp. Osprey, 2021. $35. A cover ...
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Book Review: ‘Brothers in Arms’ by James Holland

brothers in arms One Legendary Tank Regiment’s Bloody War from D-Day to V-E Day  By James Holland. 592 pp. Atlantic ...
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Book Review: ‘Brothers in Arms’ by James Holland

brothers in arms One Legendary Tank Regiment’s Bloody War from D-Day to V-E Day  By James Holland. 592 pp. Atlantic ...
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Rare Ruby seadragon donated to the WA Museum

It is not every day you stumble across the rare Ruby seadragon but for one Denmark local, Annika Engstrom, the ...
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Rare Ruby seadragon donated to the WA Museum

It is not every day you stumble across the rare Ruby seadragon but for one Denmark local, Annika Engstrom, the ...
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Duel of Aces Over the Somme

One of Britain’s best pilots was undone by a newcomer to the Western Front, the man who became a legend ...
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Duel of Aces Over the Somme

One of Britain’s best pilots was undone by a newcomer to the Western Front, the man who became a legend ...
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The Age of Astonishment: John Morris in the Miracle Century—from the Civil War to the Cold War

This ingenious biography tells of an ordinary man who lived through an amazing century—and not the current one. During recent ...
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The Best Movies Never to Make It to Screens — and the Worst

It’s a disappearance that feels worthy of a blockbuster summer release. One moment, $90 million … the next, nothing. That ...
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The History of the Separation of Church and State in the US

In June 2022, a divided U.S. Supreme Court handed down two decisions on how to balance the two freedom of ...
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Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the world's most influential female artists - in 2014, her painting "Jimson Weed" sold for ...
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The World Festival of Black Arts

in April 1966 thousands of artists and performers from all over Africa descended on the Senegalese capital, Dakar, for the ...
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The museum of banned Russian art

In 1966, a Russian painter and archaeologist, Igor Savitsky, created a museum in the remote desert of Uzbekistan, where he ...
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The last days of Frida Kahlo

The great Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, died in 1954, at the age of 47. The art critic, Raquel Tibol, lived ...
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Meeting Picasso

In the summer of 1951 a young art historian called John Richardson met one of the greatest painters of the ...
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The murder of Kelso Cochrane

In May 1959, Kelso Cochrane, a carpenter who'd emigrated to Britain from Antigua, was knifed to death by a gang ...
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Chasing the Marcos millions

The former president of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos Senior is thought to have plundered a huge amount of public money ...
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Shanghai at War

In 1937, Japanese forces entered Shanghai - spelling the end of a period when the Chinese city had been a ...
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Episode 196: In France or in Heaven

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. A note on notes: We’d much rather you just ...
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An Ode to the BMW M5: From Car Show! with Eddie Alterman

Malcolm confesses to being an absolute car nut. And now his dream has come true — the launch of a ...
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