WWII

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Bitter Harvest: Lessons from FDR’s Russia Policy

Franklin D. Roosevelt’s policy towards Russia depended on a willful disregard for the Moscow regime’s most brutal acts. The problem for the president—and for the American public—was that he seemed to believe the utterly false portrait of Stalin he helped to create.

Hacksaw Ridge Review Redux: The Director’s Cut

Nominated this week for six Oscars, Mel Gibson’s Desmond Doss biopic is an extraordinary testimony to extraordinary valor

George Marshall, Christian Soldier

Visiting historic, charming Lexington, Virginia is a tonic for the soul, and among its ornaments is the General George Marshall…

Reinhold Niebuhr’s Community of Common Responsibility

75 years ago Reinhold Niebuhr rejoiced that America had finally resolved to do her duty

On Pearl Harbor, Apologies, & Sweaters & Milk

The visit to Pearl Harbor was, arguably, incomplete. Nevertheless, proves again the extraordinary.

What You Should Know About the Attack on Pearl Harbor
What You Should Know About the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. Here are ten things you should know about the event that propelled the U.S. into World War II.

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Countdown to Infamy

President Franklin Roosevelt called the Japanese surprise attack on December 7 “a date which will live in infamy.” Perhaps an even greater infamy was the vacuous form of liberalism that denied the existence of radical evil, making it almost incapable of distinguishing between flawed democracies and fascist barbarism.

World War II: 75 Years On

Two marks the 75th anniversary of the American entry into the Second World War & the beginning of a long-term Providence series reflecting on the war

The Admiral & Libertarian Isolationism

Retired Rear Admiral Gene La Rocque, a Pearl Harbor hero who just died at age 98, was the controversial founder…