Landon Shumake

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Rethinking the Vietnam War Experience

This essay will be less critique and more discussion of the issues and concerns that occurred to me, and I believe are shared by many veterans, as I …

The Challenge of Teaching War to Today's Students

Today’s youth aren’t interested in learning about the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts that have shaped recent history—but an Iraq war veteran-turned-teacher warns that the results of an uninformed generation could be dangerous.<p><i>This is the first installment in our series of essays written by</i> …

Veterans Day: We honor the 20 million veterans with us today and the millions more in our past

Veterans Day, which falls on Saturday this year, is set aside to reflect on military service to our country. Every American should take a moment to appreciate and honor the service and sacrifice of all who have served in the U.S. military. We owe them more than we can repay.<p>Throughout American …

Archaeologists Find Lost Ancient Greek Temple Of Goddess Artemis

It took more than 100 years of searching but archaeologists have finally found a lost temple to the ancient Greek goddess Artemis.<p>The Greek Ministry …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Sports

A World That Came in From the Cold

An epic history destroys the idea of a single global ideological battle. Paul Kennedy reviews ‘The Cold War’ by Odd Arne Westad.<p>How do you measure, and best describe, the shape of that historically most important happening, the Cold War? That’s not a trick question, and the matter is much more …

Cold War

How Churchill engineered one of the world’s first ‘dirty’ wars

Bletchley Park is one of the most famous World War II sites in England. Tourists flock to the estate, where Alan Turing cracked the Nazis’ Enigma …

World History

How Did the Nazis Really Lose World War II?

Of the countless history books, TV documentaries and feature films made about World War II, many accept a similar narrative of the war in the West: …

WWII bombs force mass evacuation in Hanover

Around 50-thousand people are being evacuated in the German city of Hanover on Sunday, so that World War Two bombs can be defused.<p>They were discovered on a building site.<p>It is one of the biggest operations of its kind ever carried out in the country.<p>Seven care homes are among the buildings being …

The Forgotten World War II Gun That Helped Beat the Nazis

Many handgun enthusiasts’ blog entries recount how they stumbled onto a local gun show table only to find a dull-finished revolver that clearly bore …

U.S. Army

American Science And The Nazis

The horror of recent events was a wake-up call for many Americans about the rise of American groups dedicated to the tenets of fascism.<p>I was just coming out of the woods after seven days on the Appalachian Trail when I got a text from someone asking: "Did you hear about the Nazis?" This was not …