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Poppies and Pandemics: A Don’t Know Much About® Audiominute

During World War I, the poem “In Flanders Fields” inspired the use of the poppy as the symbol of loss and remembrance on Veterans Day and Memorial Day. Read these posts for more about Veterans Day and about the poem “In Flanders Fields.”

What symbol, what icon, should we use to mark the tragic losses in the Covid pandemic — losses more deadly than war?

Don’t Know Much About® History: Anniversary Edition

The Hidden History of America At War (paperback)

Posted on November 11, 2020

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Juneteenth: The “Other” Independence Day

June 19 is a day to mark “Juneteenth” –a holiday celebrating emancipation at the end of the Civil War.

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Don’t Know Much About® D-Day

Today is the anniversary of D-Day–Operation Overlord– June 6, 1944, against Hitler’s Germany. The landing in Normandy, France helped lead the way to the defeat of the Nazi Reich.

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