Entertainment & Culture
Audiobook Review| The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Celebrated as “the Father of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,” Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley documented the effects preservatives had on the Gilded Age’s food supply.
Civil War Battles
Manassas: How This Southern City Came To Be More Than a Battlefield
Destroyed in the war, isolated Virginia rail junction was rebuilt in a spirit of reconciliation
How North Vietnam Claimed More Aces Than It Really Had
North Vietnam racked up fewer aerial victories than it claimed
World War II
The Incredible Six-Man Patrol Who Captured 32 POWs in a Single Day
It was 1944, and members of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, were bold enough to take on a seemingly impossible mission.