Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children from Nazi persecution, dies aged 106

The Maidenhead Advertiser [UK] 01 July 2015

Sir Nicholas Winton, the Maidenhead man who saved hundreds of Czech Jewish children from Nazi persecution, has died aged 106.

The Rotary Club of Maidenhead announced today that Sir Nicholas, who lived in Pinkneys Green, died peacefully early this morning with his daughter Barbara and two grandchildren at […]

The New World Map

Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers 6/19/2015

…The Islamic State plans to take Baghdad to make it the capital of a radical Sunni caliphate from what is left of Syria and Iraq.

Its enemy, theocratic Iran, is forging its own Shiite empire. Through its proxies, Iran now effectively runs much of Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen. […]

On the anniversary of D-Day, let me remind you what REAL courage is


Allen West 6/6/2015

…This time 71 years ago, there were men who boarded airplanes based in England. Their flight path would take them over the English Channel to Normandy where their mission was to jump in behind enemy lines. Their responsibility was to restore liberty to those who had been living under the […]

Last Known Pearl Harbor Battleship Officer Has Died at 100

Jon Street The Blaze 2/10/2015

He was there when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, and his ashes will likely be placed inside the memorial honoring the hundreds of shipmates whose deaths he witnessed that fateful morning.

Joseph Langdell, the last known surviving officer of the USS Arizona, died last week. He […]

‘Hitler did not win’

21 photos commemorating the liberation of Auschwitz and a tweet quoting Pres. Obama

Twitchy 1/27/2015

…Survivors, dignitaries and world leaders including Prime Minister David Cameron of the U.K. gathered in Poland today to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

The BBC reports:

Those who survived Auschwitz lived through one […]

Churchill: The Last Lion Who Saved Western Civilization

Victor Davis Hanson 1/21/2015

Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill died at age 90.

Churchill is remembered for his multiple nonstop careers as a statesman, Cabinet minister, politician, journalist, Nobel laureate historian and combat veteran. He began his career serving the British military as a Victorian-era mounted lancer and […]