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Erwin Rommel's Retreat

One of Germany’s most feared and respected commander’s was finally brought down to size in 1942. Erwin Rommel, a skilled combat leader, had moved his offensive across North Africa and scored a decisive victory against the British. But Rommel’s Afrika Korps had fallen into a supply crisis. That weakness gave the British Army, led by Bernard Montgomery, an opening to exploit and eventually forced Rommel to retreat on November 3, 1942.

Sounds of the Time with Richard Marx

"I wrote it in 15 minutes. The fastest song I ever wrote," said Richard Marx of his hit "Right ... more

J.D. Souther Talks Songwriting

"My friends, Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey and Don Henley and eventually Warren Zevon, were all ... more

First Blood Bank

Dr. Bernard Fantus established the first blood preservation laboratory on March 15, 1937. The ... more
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