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Actium: Transforming A Republic To An Empire

As we’ve seen in our series “With Spears & Shields,” ancient battles could have far reaching effects for empires, civilizations, and ideologies. We’ve looked at empires or countries fighting each other for territory, glory, revenge, and conquest. What if a … Continue reading

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Searching For Hunter McGuire

I’m pleased to share my newest article published by Emerging Civil War blog. Here’s the link to An Elusive Doctor At Gettysburg. This was a fun article to write since it draws information from my research on the medical situation at Gettysburg and the … Continue reading

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Happy Resurrection Day 2015

May your day be blessed with joy, hope, and peace. Your Historian, Miss Sarah

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History of Helicopters

Today I’m teaching a short class on the History of the Helicopter: 400 BC to Modern Era at a Youth Aviation Club meeting. The group meets about twice a month and encourages young folks to learn about flying and how to make … Continue reading

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Destroy a Bridge & Land a Glider: Stories from Normandy

There are many true stories about what happened during the Normandy Invasion. Veterans have shared their remembrances and family or historians have written down these primary sources. I suppose I could retell and paraphrase some of these stories, but today … Continue reading

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No Second Guessing: A Lesson From Allied Headquarters, 1944

Have you ever had those moments of panic when you second guess yourself, sincerely hoping that you’ve prepared for a school test, worrying about the project you’re overseeing at work, or wondering if your kids are ready to face the … Continue reading

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