The Soldiers’ Pocket Books That Legitimized Paperbacks — Pacific Paratrooper

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis: Even though pamphlets and softcover books have been available in Europe since the 16th century, US readers looked down on them until well into the 20th century. As a recent Atlas Obscura post by Cara Giaimo explains, without a mass-market distribution model in place, it was difficult to make money… … Continue reading The Soldiers’ Pocket Books That Legitimized Paperbacks — Pacific Paratrooper

Women and Computers in WWII – Intermission Story (22)

First of all I want to personally thank Everett "Smitty" Smith for his service and his family's sacrifice in supporting him and worrying about him while he was away fighting for our freedom.   I understand the thinking behind the protest of taking a knee during the National Anthem, however, I don't think it's appropriate … Continue reading Women and Computers in WWII – Intermission Story (22)