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A Closer Look at Nigel Lewis’s “The Cover Plan Conspiracy,” a Deception Created by the Allied Forces in WWII

Back on June 6, I posted an article on Exercise Tiger, which was a tragic rehearsal that took place off Slapton Sands on the coast of Devon. That article brought me to the notice of Nigel Lewis, who has written … Continue reading

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Exercise Tiger, a Tragic Rehearsal for D-Day

Most of us know something of D-Day. On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower called the … Continue reading

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The History Behind Veterans’ Day

Although officially, World War I ended on 28 June 1919, a cessation of the fighting between the Allied forces and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month some seven months earlier.  Originally … Continue reading

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Do You Remember: “Little Boy” and “Fat Man”?

On 6 August 1945 at 8:15 A.M., the Enola Gay released a uranium-charged bomb, nicknamed “Little Boy” over Hiroshima, an act which killed over 100,000 people. Three days later, another plane dropped a plutonium-charged atomic bomb, dubbed “Fat Man” upon … Continue reading

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