June 2017


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Ike Reborn

Dwight Eisenhower’s 26-year military career was flat-lining. Then, suddenly, he was on track to lead the Western Allies to victory over Germany. By Dennis Edward Flake

A Real-life Twilight Zone

Mind-boggling horrors on television could only faintly reflect tragedies of flesh-and-blood combat. Rod Serling knew that first-hand, from his paratrooper days in the Philippines. By Mark Weisenmiller

Thrown into Burma

A year and a half after Pearl Harbor, with Japan’s grip on Asia still tight, a risky operation to land troops in the jungle suddenly seemed like a good idea. By John L. Bellah

Propaganda for the Good Guys

The United States knew it was on the right side of the world war. But to win, it needed to start winning the information war. By Nathaniel Lande




A Note from Our Editor


Letters from Our Readers

Home Front

The Naughtiness of Alberto Vargas


Carole Gallagher


An Armory of War Stories

I Was There

Dive-Bombing into History

War Stories

Memories from the War Years

Books and Media

Our Latest Reviews

78 RPM

The Years the Music Died

WWII Events

A Calendar of Present-Day Happenings


Delivering the Goods