Read Short History / Historical Stories
listed below in order of the date they were published, with new stories first.
An auspicious conversation..
My hometown was known as Magazine Land USA. If you read a popular comic book in the 1950s thru the 1970s most likely it was printed there.
Members of the Norwegian resistance in WW2 take a dangerous voyage from the Shetland Islands to Norway to insert an agent and supplies. One of them brings back a gift for King Haakon V11 who has escaped to England.
2020 is yet another year, or is it?
Dad told us the story how he purchased a new car during the depression when the market crashed in 1921.
Gunsmoke helped start the adult American TV Western genre. It was watched for twenty years on CBS and eventually becoming the longest running prime time TV western in history.
Two worlds collide during the conquest war of the Inca empire, when the unexpected happens.
Friendship can give birth to the most violent feelings
A story featuring The Foundling Hospital, London
He was a United States Marine who served our country during World War II. In his honor, here is some history behind that uniform I know he proudly wore.
Prudence escapes the dominance of her parents during Prohibition
A nineteenth-century Doctor, a severed finger, and a little sorcery...
He has an interesting history and an uncertain future.
Greek Refugees From Smyrna
Nearly 4,000 years ago a young Babylonian boy named Elmesu carved a message to his father on a card. He wished his father good health and a long life.