What Is the American Secret?

On July 4th, a great day, I came across this characterization of General Douglas MacArthur that seemed to speak not simply to MacArthur’s exceptionalism but America’s: “Always a man of faith, self-confidence, and buoyant optimism, MacArthur had seen opportunities where other men saw problems and difficulties.” (Army history John Miller, Jr., quoted in William Manchester’s [Read More...]

The Man Who Stole Hitler’s Pistol

John Woodbridge of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School has just published a book with Pulitzer-prize winning journal Maurice Possley that tells a fascinating story: how a gun owned by Adolf Hitler ended up in the possession of his family. ┬áThat is already an interesting tale, but the book, entitled Hitler in the Crosshairs: A GI’s Story [Read More...]


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