war

An index of blog posts tagged ‘war’ here at MarkCz.com.
Greer Garson: ‘Mrs. Miniver’ (1942 movie)

Greer Garson: ‘Mrs. Miniver’ (1942 movie)

I've been reading about World War 2 lately, so, as a step toward immersion, I thought it might be edifying to watch a related movie or two. My first selection was Mrs. Miniver, the 1942 hit starring Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, and Teresa Wright, an Academy Award...

Stephen Colbert reports from Iraq this week

The Colbert Report should be especially good this week, with Stephen Colbert on location in Iraq, a trip whose exact date and destination had been kept secret until Friday, leading many to ask (and search for), "Where and when is Stephen Colbert going to the Persian...

‘The War’ (Ken Burns World War 2 documentary, PBS)

‘The War’ (Ken Burns World War 2 documentary, PBS)

Thanks to the miracle of the video recorder, Amy and I have been wading into The War, the seven-part, 14-and-a-half hour documentary on World War II from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that has been airing on PBS since Sunday night. It is excellent. [includeme...

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi: Mastermind AND numbskull?

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi: Mastermind AND numbskull?

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was in the news again yesterday when Multi-National Force-Iraq released outtakes of his recent propaganda video. Coalition officials held a news conference during which Army Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch ridiculed Zarqawi's weapons-handling skills and...

Punchbowl: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Punchbowl: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (also known as Punchbowl National Cemetery) is located in Punchbowl Crater, just north of downtown Honolulu. It serves as a memorial to men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces....

Punchbowl National Cemetery: Honolulu Memorial

Punchbowl National Cemetery: Honolulu Memorial

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The dedication stone and grand stone staircase of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The names of 28,788 military personnel who missing in action or lost or buried at sea in the Pacific are listed on marble...

Spanish-American War cannon, Kenosha

Spanish-American War cannon, Kenosha

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Cannon from the Spanish-American War (1898) in Eichelman Park, pointed out toward Lake Michigan. A 1939 photo of the same cannon can be found in the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

war

An index of blog posts tagged ‘war’ here at MarkCz.com.

Greer Garson: ‘Mrs. Miniver’ (1942 movie)

I've been reading about World War 2 lately, so, as a step toward immersion, I thought it might be edifying to watch a related movie or two. My first selection was Mrs. Miniver, the 1942 hit starring Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, and Teresa Wright, an Academy Award...

Stephen Colbert reports from Iraq this week

The Colbert Report should be especially good this week, with Stephen Colbert on location in Iraq, a trip whose exact date and destination had been kept secret until Friday, leading many to ask (and search for), "Where and when is Stephen Colbert going to the Persian...

‘The War’ (Ken Burns World War 2 documentary, PBS)

Thanks to the miracle of the video recorder, Amy and I have been wading into The War, the seven-part, 14-and-a-half hour documentary on World War II from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that has been airing on PBS since Sunday night. It is excellent. [includeme...

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi: Mastermind AND numbskull?

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was in the news again yesterday when Multi-National Force-Iraq released outtakes of his recent propaganda video. Coalition officials held a news conference during which Army Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch ridiculed Zarqawi's weapons-handling skills and...

Punchbowl: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (also known as Punchbowl National Cemetery) is located in Punchbowl Crater, just north of downtown Honolulu. It serves as a memorial to men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces....

Punchbowl National Cemetery: Honolulu Memorial

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The dedication stone and grand stone staircase of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The names of 28,788 military personnel who missing in action or lost or buried at sea in the Pacific are listed on marble...

Spanish-American War cannon, Kenosha

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Cannon from the Spanish-American War (1898) in Eichelman Park, pointed out toward Lake Michigan. A 1939 photo of the same cannon can be found in the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

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