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Articles by Mark Shiffer:

Valley of Tears: The Yom Kippur War

Streaming into the Golan Heights was an armored Syrian force of 1,400 tanks, supported by 1,000 artillery pieces and air power. On October 6th, 1973,…

Tolkien’s War: Mordor Was Born in WW1

After getting married in 1916, Tolkien was then sent to the Western front in France a few months later, just in time for the Battle…

This “Accident” May Have Changed the Course of WWII

It’s fascinating to look at how history can be changed from a single incident, or in this case, accident. That is what happened during the…