The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

The Christmas Blessing offers a look back at a different time. It is November 1944 and America is at war. The lives of men, women and families are turned upside down. What was normal before December 7, 1941 has become passé. There has been an urgency attached to everyday life that was not there before … Continue reading The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

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Irena’s Children by Tilar Mazzeo

    This was a hard read, but one that I would recommend. There were many heroes who participated in saving of Jewish children in Poland during World War II. Irena Sendler was one of those people. She is credited with saving 2500 children. Her story has been decades coming to life. The author had … Continue reading Irena’s Children by Tilar Mazzeo

Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack by Steve Twomey

Seventy -five years ago most of the world powers were at war. The United States was gearing up for war. Could the US have avoided what appeared to be the inevitable? Could Japan have been convinced to change her course? Was the military to blame? The politicians? The statesmen? Steve Twomey explores those questions and … Continue reading Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack by Steve Twomey