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Posted on Nov 4, 2007 in Armchair Reading, Front Page Features

ACG WebOps (4 November 2007)

Jim H. Moreno

Welcome to WebOps, Armchair General’s weekly recon of links to military history news, articles, websites, and more. Paul Tibbets died last week, and CBS News has an excellent site up covering his life, the link to which follows.  Beersheeba, military chaplains, and a recap of past Military History Podcast items are also included in this edition.  Clicks away!

News

Remembering Paul Tibbets – CBS News (video)

Bob Schieffer comments on the largely unpublicized death of Paul Tibbets, the pilot who dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan in World War II.

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The Secret Comes Out – The Morning News

Battle for Pentagon Papers Recalled in ‘Radio’ Play

New mural depicting Canadian war history – calgary.ctv.ca

The Military Museums has a new mural that’s interactive and brings history to life.

Articles

Military chaplains: a rich history of more than just blessing the cannons – The Christian Science Monitor

An interview with Doris Bergen, a scholar of clergy in the military

Oct. 31, 1917: Last Charge at Beersheba Turns a Page in Military History – Wired

1917: Australian mounted troops take Beersheba, Palestine, by launching what is often billed as the last successful cavalry charge in military history.

Books – Movies – TV

PBS special focuses on Native Americans in wartime – Wisconsin State Journal

"Way of the Warrior" examines the bravery of Native American soldiers who served during World War I, World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. It also looks at how veterans came to grips with difficult post-war conditions.

Blogs – Netcasts

The 100 Best Clips of MHP (1-50) – Military History Podcast

This episode is the 100th episode of Military History Podcast.  It is a compilation of 100 MHP clips, tidbits, and funfacts.  It is split into two parts: this is part one.

WebOps is a weekly report linking to military history news and articles published in mainstream online media. Excerpts are taken exactly as they are on the noted source websites; quotation marks are not used. The hyperlinks are added by me as I can find them. Please visit the Armchair Forums to discuss the topics in WebOps. If you just can’t wait until Sunday for the next WebOps, plug yourself into the new del.icio.us Armchair General WebOps feed and get each link as its posted!

Stay Alert, Stay Alive!

Jim H. Moreno

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