Wound Badges

Award in three classes for three wars By Chris WIlliam In the Spring of 1918, Kaiser Wilhelm II, the last monarch of the German Empire, instituted a series of Verwundetenabzeichen” (wound badges) to memorialize soldier’s wounds received during the bloody … More »

District Spokesman’s ID card

National-Sozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei Kreisfachredner-Ausweis By Bruce Kipp The propaganda apparatus of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) and its subordinate and affiliated organizations was directed by the Reich Propaganda Ministry. Within this bureaucracy was the Main Office for Spokesmen (Hauptstelle für Rednerwesen) … More »

Civil War Trust awarded ‘Friend of History’ award

(Washington, D.C.) – The Organization of American Historians has presented its 2018 Friend of History Award to the Civil War Trust, in recognition of the Trust’s public presentation of American history.  During the April 13 awards ceremony at the OAH’s annual meeting in Sacramento, Calif.  Dr. Mary Munsell Abroe, a longtime member of the Civil War Trust’s Board of … More »