WWII

Cut a Baddie

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I’ve always wanted to know self-defense. The problem? I’d have to take the time to learn it. Sigh. When it comes down to it I’ll probably spend any free time reading, baking, or eating said baked things. I don’t really…
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Bletchley Park

codebreakers

Have you ever had awesome skills that you could never brag about and that allowed you to work at a place you could never confirm existed? Sigh. Me neither. That’s not to say I don’t have awesome skills. I can…
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The Spy Who Loved

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  Women make the best spies. Our sweet, unassuming manner is often overlooked by patrolling soldiers, or we can bat our lashes and get away with murder. Literally. Christine Granville employed every trick in her book while inventing a few…
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Dear John

dear john

Back in the day, long before emails and long distance phone calls, people wrote letters. Pen pals, business inquiries, how ya doin’ mom, and most special of all the love letter. Separated by oceans and lines of enemy guns, letters…
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Quintessentially Awesome

He storms beaches with a sword, an archery champion, charges German soldiers on a motorcycle, reenlists in the army at middle-age because he’s bored, wins a few medals, escapes two concentration camps, paratroops into Palestine, does some male modeling, plays…
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