• A sacred and inspiring memorial

    April 6, 2014

    A sacred and inspiring memorial

    I recently traveled to Italy with my wife, Kate, and several of my in-laws — a wonderful and inspiring trip. One of the highlights was a visit to the Anzio-Nettuno […]

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  • The greatest military base of all time

    March 14, 2014

    The greatest military base of all time

    Today, I’m resuming my “1944 posts” in this 70th anniversary of that remarkable WWII year. In the spring of 1944, a massive build-up was underway in England as Allied forces […]

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  • 70 years ago: An incredible year in WWII

    February 28, 2014

    70 years ago: An incredible year in WWII

    This year is the 70th anniversary of an incredible year in World War II and one of the most important years of the 20th century — 1944 saw the siege […]

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  • January 15, 2014

    95 years ago

    Today is the 95th anniversary of the Great Boston Molasses Flood that killed 19 people, injured 150, and caused enormous property damage in Boston’s North End. My book, Dark Tide, […]

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  • November 29, 2013

    One of my most gratifying seasons

    During this Thanksgiving week, I want to offer my very special thanks to my loyal readers and friends for your support and encouragement. I am just wrapping up a very […]

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