Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Man Who Never Was, Part 2

“The papers are genuine. An attack on Sicily is a diversion.”—Adolph Hitler Montagu and Cholmendeley had to decide the best place for Maj. Martin to go to war. After consultations with British undercover agents scattered throughout Europe, looking at weather … Continue reading

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The Man Who Never Was, Part 1

“…anybody but a damn fool would know the target is Sicily.” — Winston Churchill Ever since the ancient Greeks used the Trojan Horse to gain surreptitious entry to Troy, military strategists have employed misdirection, phantom soldiers, lies, and sometimes mysticism … Continue reading

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The Beginnings of City Transit

As cities began to expand from their original six or seven square blocks, planners began to think about ways of moving people from one part of the city to another. The first successful mode of transportation was the horse car, … Continue reading

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