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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader published before he became dictator of Nazi Germany.
  • In Theory: Why the rise in Anti-Semitism?

    Anti-Semitism is on the rise throughout the world, according to a report by the State Department, which is taking the increase so seriously it's appointing a special envoy to monitor the rise. The increase was revealed in the department's annual...

    Star Trek doc is a family enterprise

    Star Trek doc is a family enterprise
    Burbank-based Trekkers mostly missed out on a great afternoon event this past Sunday, as Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, son of “Star Trek” creator Gene, screened his documentary “Trek Nation” at the Burbank Film Festival...

    Burb's Eye View: Vet had a close-up view of Pearl Harbor

    Jack Rogo is tough. He's funny. He gets to the point when he's talking to you. And when he begins the story about having breakfast in Pearl Harbor the day it was bombed, he launches into a cadence that years of practice provide. He's the guy you want...

    Manager was rude to war vets

    As an Air Force veteran I was headed to Sizzler in Burbank for my free Veteran's Day lunch. Ahead of me were two ladies in their 90s that were Navy WAV's in WWII. They had just come from a ceremony at McCambridge Park where they were honored for their...