One of the best and most beloved stage and screen treatments of World War II was not a sweeping chronicle of combat and conquest but rather a low-key story away from the action, aboard a decrepit cargo ship whose crew contends with boredom and the cruelty and incompetence of its captain.
Few military battles have matched the concentrated ferocity of the three-day fight between U.S. and Japanese forces in November 1943 for a sandy sliver of land halfway between Pearl Harbor and the Philippines.
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The early history of Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, is one of forced assimilation and persistence.
Skip the craziness of Black Friday shopping. Make it a playful “Bright Light Friday” instead. Sing, dance, and celebrate the start of the Christmas season with Kansas City-based kid rocker and Library favorite Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove.