History

The Dawn of Music and Culture

by Susan Phillips In the pre-dawn of civilization, bone flutes and log drums resonated and echoed across the land. The subtleties and nuances of each note pulsed in rhythmic harmony with the music of the not so distant past. The complexities of sound allowed the development of music and communication ...
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Beloved Hymns: A Mini History by Susan Phillips

Amazing Grace John Newton 1725-1807 Slave trader who converted to Christianity America the Beautiful Katherine Lee Bates 1859-1929 A daughter of a clergyman and professor of English literature. She attended the Chicago Worlds Fair 1893 when inspired to write America the Beautiful. Angels from the Realm of Glory James Montgomery ...
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Fire Support, LZ X-Ray (Part two)

The Americans also found an amazing number of enemy casualties and evidence that many more dead and wounded had been removed from the field of battle. After the expansion of the perimeter Moore “ordered a two-pronged attack by two companies of Tully’s men across the of the Chu Pong” (Galloway)with ...
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Fire Support, LZ X-Ray (Part one)

About fifty years ago the battle for landing zone (LZ) X-Ray became the first large scale engagement between the regulars of the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) and the United States Army. During the three days of battle, field artillery and close air support (CAS) would often bring the Americans ...
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