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Needed: A Prince of Peace

In the depths of World War II, Swedish authorities decided their citizens needed to know what to do if the fighting finally arrived on their doorstep. ...


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Film Portrays Good Shepherd Protecting His Flock

In the film Greyhound, actor Tom Hanks plays the captain of a US destroyer that is commanding the escorts of a 37-ship convoy. They are crossing the Atlantic ...


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Godfather of Navy SEALs Overcame Personal Disability

The SEALs, arguably one of the most elite fighting groups in the world, did not develop from a grand strategy of the military. But instead from one individual ...


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A True Man Fights the Good Fight

During the War of 1812, General Andrew Jackson marched more than two thousand Tennessee volunteers from Nashville to New Orleans. With bravado they fought ...


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A Messenger with a Message to Carry

Alfred Mendes enlisted in the British Army in January 1916 at the tender age of 19. He was soon sent off to France to train to be a signaller. Signallers ...


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Film 1917: Some Men Just Like to Fight

In the Sam Mendes film 1917 Lance Corporal Schofield has been tasked with crossing through enemy-infested territory to deliver crucial news of a secret ...


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Syndrome K: The Fake Disease That Saved Lives

In the fall of 1943 German soldiers began rounding up Jews in Italy and deporting them by the thousands to concentration camps. Simultaneously a mysterious ...


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Exchanging AK-47s for Farm Tools

When the South African country of Mozambique was decolonized, a civil war broke out that lasted 15 years until 1992. Over a million people were abused ...


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Instruments of Death Become Symbols of Eternal Life

During World War II General Douglas MacArthur wanted an island airfield from which to launch his forces and so he invaded the Indonesian island of Biak. ...


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Focusing on a Common Mission Brings People Together

Amy Chua's recent book tells the story of Carl Marlantes, a marine Lieutenant who served in Vietnam, who observed how the military creates unity among ...


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