Tuesday Open Thread 

Anti-Prohibition march (or is it more Pro-Beer?) in early 1920s Chicago. 

Podcasts -- Top 5

Rufus and JimmyC both referenced podcasts in the past couple of days… so it’s a good opportunity to glean some good podcast info by sharing… as we’ve done with books, movies, etc. So “Top 5” isn’t really a “Best of” it’s more my favorites over the past few months or year or two. On […]

Monday Open Thread 


Friday Open Thread 

Prime Minister Winston Churchill standing on the deck of HMS Prince of Wales watching FDR leave… 8/23/1941

Thursday Open Thread 

A Maori battalion performs a haka…Egypt 1941

Sunday Open Thread 

Armour of a cuirasse du carabinier holed by a cannonball at the battle of Waterloo https://t.co/FY9hKCSith

Thursday Open Thread 

Boeing B-17G Wee-Willie 42-31333 LG-W, 323th squadron of 91st bombing group, over Kranenburg, Germany, after port wing blown off by flak. Only the pilot, Lieutenant Robert E. Fuller, and one crewmember survived.

Wednesday Open Thread 

A spot of tea during the Blitz

Tuesday Open Thread 

Men of the 16th Infantry Regiment, U.S. 1st Infantry Division wade ashore on Omaha Beach on the morning of 6 June 1944.


Memorial Day Open Thread