Personal Surprises of History

Today’s post from David Smollar is a follow-up piece to his 2015 Prologue article, "Hard, Bitter, Unpleasantly Necessary Duty: A Little-Known World War II Story of the Philippines." David is a history tutor and retired Los Angeles Times journalist.  My graduate school adviser at UCLA likened a quest into the past to an explorer’s dig … Continue reading Personal Surprises of History