Port Chicago Mutiny

Port Chicago Mutiny

The Port Chicago explosion on July 17, 1944, was the tragic result of ordering undertrained men into “manifestly unsafe working conditions at the base where only blacks were assigned the dangerous duty of loading ammunition.”[1] The Napa Daily Journal described the...
Ernie Pyle

Ernie Pyle

Today the Los Angeles Times ran a fascinating article about Ernie Pyle, the Pulitzer-prize winning journalist. He was most famous for his articles covering the US involvement in World War II, but he was also the country’s first aviation correspondent. In the...

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