The Gist: The author was a kid in california when pearl harbor happened. in this piece, he churns up memories from the wake of pearl harbor – including japanese internment camps. Poignant lessons for the pandemic years.
The Gist: An epic tale of an 8th Air Force pilot who bombed Berlin, went down over Russia, and repaired his own bomber – hauling a B-17 engine on a tractor and hoisting it up with telephone poles to flee the Soviets. Then, he came home and built a faux fir empire.