Brothers in Arms: A review

"The Sherwood Rangers had begun the war as weekend part-time soldiers, then had been sent overseas on their horses, had performed cavalry charges with sabres drawn, had been converted to artillery, had survived the Siege of Tobruk, had been mechanized and had turned themselves into one of the finest ... Continue reading

Monuments Men: Living redemptively

"Can anyone hide from Me in a secret place? Am I not everywhere in all the heavens and earth?" says the LORD. — Jeremiah 23:24, NLT War is the application of violence against an enemy for political ends. It's a brutal business, but in the midst of the killing and destruction men can act with honor, ... Continue reading

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My puppies are nearing their first birthdays. They still play like puppies, but at almost 80 pounds apiece, Taffy and her brother Jesse have the heft and the window-rattling woofs of big dogs now.They never run out of energy, but the 100 degree summer heat has slowed them down. They've been ... Continue reading

The longest day

It is the 60th anniversary of D-Day, the assault on the beaches of Normandy, France, where 160,000 Allied soldiers clawed their way through Nazi-occupied strongholds and began the liberation of Europe. On Monday, go to your local library and check out Cornelius Ryan's classic account of that ... Continue reading