World War One is the most important event of the 20th century, setting into motion a second world war, the Cold War, and countless political and social revolutions. Most Americans know nothing about it including the fact that Veterans Day, November 11, was Armistice Day. To add insult to injury, there is no national World War One memorial in Washington D.C.
So why has the war been largely forgotten? I have six theories.…Continue
Added by Melina Druga on April 19, 2017 at 11:08am — No Comments
History has always been a passion of mine. It began long ago when my mother read me the Little House on the Prairie series. Since that time, I have read volumes of history books, taken classes for the sure pleasure of learning, watched documentaries, and been drawn to historical fiction movies and television programs sometimes for no other reason than I want to study the sets and costume design.
But not every period of history speaks equally to me. I don’t find them all…Continue
Added by Melina Druga on April 17, 2017 at 2:22pm — No Comments
Do you love history as much as I do? If so, I invite you to visit my blog. I write about the timeframe 1890-1920 with occasional updates on my writing career and guest blog posts sprinkled in.
Click here to visit my blog and step back in time.
Added by Melina Druga on April 17, 2017 at 1:01pm — No Comments