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Chris Hedges: War and Memory

I asked my grandmother after he left what was wrong with him. “The war,” she said acidly.

July 24, 2019 · 2 Comments

John Topham: Simone Segouin, the 18 year old French Resistance fighter, 1944

Her name was Simone Segouin, also known by her nom de guerre Nicole Minet. When this photo was taken she was 18 years old. The girl had killed two Germans in the Paris fighting two days previously and also had assisted in capturing 25 German prisoners of war during the fall of Chartres.

February 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tom Engelhardt: The Sweet Nostalgia for War

Donald Trump and the triumph of fantasy The other day, I walked across much of Manhattan Island on the street where I grew up. Once upon a time, in a … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

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