Defending Vera: Troops Came to the Defense of the Forces’ Sweetheart After Attacks from Parliament (1944)
Originally published August 22, 2022 with Adam Matthew, Blog | By Clare V. Church Dame Vera Lynn is celebrated worldwide for her accomplishments in popular…Keep reading
In the midst of the Second World War, at the edge of the vast Saharan desert, Joséphine Baker took the stage. Her backdrop was a midnight sky, painted with stars.Keep reading
Violent storm clouds and blistering winds gathered around Germaine Sablon. As her silk scarf wavered in the wind, she clenched her fists to the sky and sang, “Ce soir l’ennemi connaîtra la prix du sang et des larmes.” Tonight, the enemy will know the price of our blood and tears.Keep reading
Question: What’s more attractive than an intelligent, compassionate, rugged Professor, who has tumbling brown hair, cares for orphans, and loves to hear about your work?
Answer: A rich, rude snob, who despises dancing, scoffs at your family, and calls you “tolerable, but not handsome enough,” behind your back.
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