Monday, June 11, 2007

History in the News

I scanned the internet recenly for some new history stories of interest. Here are a few that are worth looking into:

Napoleon's sword sells for 6.5 million dollars.
There is clearly still some life in the Little Corporal.

A look at Hemingway and Orwell in Spain
Contrasts in personality

The Other D-Day
How D-Day almost backfired

On Churchill and Zionism
A worthwhile article from Peter Hitchens - the better of the two Hitchens brothers.

A look at the relationship between Eisenhower and MacArthur in the 1930's

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