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Weekend Wanderings: Bataan Death March 69th Anniversary
10 April 2011, 11:30
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One of the most tragic events for Americans in World War II unfolded 69 years ago. Approximately 75,000 Americans and Filipinos who had surrendered on Bataan were force-marched to prisoner of war camps. At least 6,000 to 11,000 never reached the camps. Another example of man’s inhumanity to man….

Weekend Wanderings After President’s Day 2011
27 February 2011, 11:30
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I missed posting a ‘Wanderings’ last weekend. I had to run down to the wine shop to help fix computer problems on Saturday, so got nothing done. Fortunately, I’ve been keeping my eyes open.

  • Chris Kolditz forwarded along a link to an article about Augusta Chiwy, an African nurse who tended to wounded in Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.
  • Pitchers and catchers reported to spring training and Tom Boswell had a good column on the excitement from the perspective of the rookies.

Weekend Wanderings

I’m going to start accumulating the “best of the blogs” that I read each week and post them on Sunday for people to read.

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