Books in Brief: November 1, 2016

United States Marine Corps Eagle, Globe, and Anchor Emblem: 1868-1963 Pictorial Guide, by Timothy F. Klie (ISBN 978-1932970302; R. James Bender Publishing, P.O. Box 23456, San Jose, CA 95153; 408.225.5777;; Hardcover, 352 pages, 8-1/2” x 11”, 2,300 photos … More »

Omaha Beach survivor honored

A World War II veteran who survived landing on Omaha Beach in 1944 during the D-Day invasion at Normandy was honored by strangers at his wake on Thursday, December 17, 2015 after he died on the previous Saturday in Kentucky. … More »

The sun rises on them still

On the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Japanese swords are iconic as ever By Leon Kapp It was seven long decades ago on Sept. 2, 1945, that the Japanese signed the agreement formalizing their surrender, for … More »