(John Eipper, USA, 08/15/19 7:59 am)
Gary Moore writes:
Responding to JE's further questions about my prison experience in Nicaragua:
yes, being "disappeared" into a windowless cell was ver
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 08/15/19 5:01 am)
250 years ago today the greatest art thief of all times was born: Napoleon Bonaparte.
JE comments: Yes, on August 15th, 1769. Where does a quarter millennium go?
Napoleon is both i
(David Pike, France, 08/15/19 4:23 am)
When commenting my post from yesterday (August 14th), JE asked: "Was not the liberation of Paris an Allied priority in summer 1944?"
I don't see that. As everybody knows, Paris was
(Edward Jajko, USA, 08/15/19 4:02 am)
In reply to David Pike and JE (August 14th), Churchill always had a strange (and mistaken) idea of the "soft underbelly" of Europe. Gascony was just south enough to qualify. Or it
(Bienvenido Macario, USA, 08/14/19 3:51 pm)
First I want to wish WAISer Boris Volodarsky a Happy Birthday!
Through the Internet, I got in touch with my college classmates. I studied at De La Salle University from 1972-1974 before being as
(David Pike, France, 08/14/19 1:53 pm)
A WAIS colleague asked me off-Forum for more information about my presentation at the Portsmouth "Normandy 75" conference. My paper limits itself to the role of von Rundstedt's lesser-k
(Francisco Rodriguez Jimenez, Spain, 08/14/19 8:07 am)
Here are my latest reflections on the US, penned during my present stay in Washington, DC:
(John Eipper, USA, 08/14/19 4:41 am)
Gary Moore writes:
John E asked (Aug 12) the length of my incarceration period in Nicaragua,
and indeed it was brief, just a few nights in the windowless cell on top
(José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 08/14/19 4:03 am)
In 2015 when Mauricio Macri was elected the new President of Argentina, after 12 years of the Kirchner presidential dynasty, the question of whether the Peronists would ever return to power in th
(Carmen Negrin, France, 08/13/19 5:50 am)
The fact that certain people consider that the Spanish Civil War started in 1933 and not in 1936, is comparable to the thesis that Franco became head of state in 1936 and not on 1 April 1939 or even o