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Operation Bagration and the Soviet Contribution to WWII

Soviet military historians have long complained about the overly generous credit most military historians have given to the Allies on the Western front for defeating Nazi Germany in World War II.   To give just one example, many thousands of history books, documentaries, television shows, novels and, of course, movies (“The Longest Day” and “Saving Private

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Quote of the Week

“The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it’s considered to be your style.” -Fred Astaire 

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Thinking Out Loud: Scientific Truths

“Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.”  ­ – Mahatma Gandhi It applies to every field of scientific endeavor, but since the argument over the validity of global warming is the hot topic (no pun intended) in the scientific community today, let’s use the global warming debate as an

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