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April 16, 1945 - The Final Push And Preparing For VE Day.
April 16, 1945 - the Russians launch the final push to Berlin, coming within 20 miles of the city limits. 633 German planes destroyed in one day, effectively knocking out the Luftwaffe. Patton's 3rd Army reaches Czech border, cutting Germany in half. U.S. 7th Army enters Nuremberg. Tokyo's industrial capacity believed completely destroyed. Air Force reports no more industrial targets left as a result of bombings in Europe. Gen. Eisenhower to announce plans for V-E Day. Read more...
January 27, 1942 - War Trudges On
News of the day for January 27, 1942 - war news in the Pacific, on the Eastern Front and reports from London. Read more...
Forecast For Mid-Year/Mid-Century July 23, 1951: Bright With Periods Of Military
( even though there was a war going on . . . ) [media id=17609] News on this day in July, 1951 - President Truman delivered his mid-year/mid-centu Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - June 28-July 2, 2010
It was a week of spin, shock and spy charges with not a dull moment in sight. The week began with England's loss to Germany at the World Cup and conti Read more...
Michael Steele's comments on Afghanistan remind me of my favorite definition of a gaffe: "saying the truth in the worst way possible." To wit, Stee Read more...

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"Meanwhile . . .Back In Tehran" - December 2, 1979
(Tehran, December '79 - amping up the noise machine) With the situation regarding the American hostages in Iran at a standstill, now it was the UN' Read more...
From Paul Hinrichs at The Aristocrats: Hey! - Let's all stick corncobs up our butts and march around the White House, stiff-legged, butt stuck way Read more...
General Zia-ul-Haq Chats About Pakistan And The Big Picture Of 1980
(Gen. Zia - Tea and Kleenex - there's a message here) When this interview was conducted on May 18, 1980, Afghanistan was under Soviet occupation a Read more...
Even some of the denizens of the far Right are beginning to work out that the Russians aren't afraid of their bark and may just bite back in return. W Read more...
Natasha Chart at Open Left: Glenn Hurowitz recently wondered who's going to help Tibet bring down China, like the Russians were brought down in Afgh Read more...