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Notes and Quotes- June 30, 2019

The Battle For Free World Survival By Tom Morrow Arguably, the “Battle of Britain,” which took place in the summer and fall of 1940, saved the free world ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 23, 2019

The Sacrifices of ‘The Greatest Generation’ By Tom Morrow In this age of plenty, only those of us who have reached our seventh, eighth or ninth decade can ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 16, 2019

Low-Altitude Bombing Was at High Risk By Tom Morrow We lost another veteran of “The Greatest Generation a few days ago – he was my neighbor, Rod Braswell ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 9, 2019

The 1930s Plot to Overthrow FDR By Tom Morrow Ever think there could be a coup to overthrow our government? Impossible? Think again. In 1934, the American news ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 2, 2019

Six U.S. Presidents of Controversy By Tom Morrow There are six Presidents whom students of history should study to understand what made America the dominant global nation. Today’s ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 26, 2019

Readers Write Their Memories of History By Tom Morrow Many readers often write about history things. Retired KGTV newsman John Beatty noted I failed to mention “Studebaker” in ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 19, 2019

The ‘Golden Age’ Depends Upon Your Age By Tom Morrow We often hear the phrase “that was back in the ‘golden age’ (of whatever you want to discuss ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 12, 2019

Riding the Plank of the Wooden Road By Tom Morrow Over the 40-plus years I’ve written this column, I’ve had some rather interesting interaction with readers and news ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 5, 2019

He Was North San Diego’s Anglo Pioneer By Tom Morrow In 1848, as a result of the Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty, Mexico ceded large portions of what would become ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 28, 2019

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Inventor’ By Tom Morrow She was a popular Hollywood and international film star, who not only was one of the great beauties on screen, ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 21, 2019

The Year That Was 1939 By Tom Morrow To me, something of significance happened 80 years ago this month – I made my debut. The world was coming ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 14, 2019

An Iconic Time for Roadside Education By Tom Morrow If the name “Burma Shave” has little or no meaning to you, then read on for a quick “roadside” ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 7, 2019

The Basics of Citizenship 101 By Tom Morrow Within the next 20 years, our nation will be in serious trouble. The World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 31, 2019

The Queen Of The ‘Algonquin Round Table’ By Tom Morrow One of America’s greatest writers and poets known for her wit, sardonic, and satirical wisecracks was Dorothy Rothschild ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 24, 2019

‘Salute when you speak to me, son!’ By Tom Morrow One of Oceanside more colorful and fascinating characters was the late Benjamin A. Records. Well, for sure, he ...

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