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The World Wings International, Inc. Research Grant

Since its first international flight in 1927, Pan Am positioned itself as a world leader in American commercial aviation. Formed in 1959, World Wings International, Inc. (WWI) is an association of former Pan Am flight attendants that now dedicates itself to charitable activities.  This collection includes the administrative records of the organization as well as scrapbooks, photographs, membership and annual meetings files, correspondence, and financial records.

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Robert H. Kargon, Karen Fiss, Morris Low, Arthur P. Molella
Reviewer: 
Adrianna Link

Link on Kargon and Fiss and Low and Molella, 'World's Fairs on the Eve of War: Science, Technology, and Modernity, 1937-1942'


Robert H. Kargon, Karen Fiss, Morris Low, Arthur P. Molella. World's Fairs on the Eve of War: Science, Technology, and Modernity, 1937-1942. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. Illustrations. 216 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4444-7.

Reviewed by Adrianna Link (Johns Hopkins University)
Published on H-War (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Brendan Simms
Reviewer: 
Christopher Arnold

Arnold on Simms, 'The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo'


Brendan Simms. The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo. New York: Basic Books, 2014. 160 pp. $24.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-06482-3.

Reviewed by Christopher Arnold (Lamar University)
Published on H-War (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Christian Caryl
Reviewer: 
Javan D. Frazier

Frazier on Caryl, 'Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century'


Christian Caryl. Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century. New York: Basic Books, 2013. 407 pp. $38.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-01838-3; $17.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-465-06567-7.

Reviewed by Javan D. Frazier (Middle Georgia State College)
Published on H-War (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jenny MacLeod
Reviewer: 
Jennifer L. Paxton

Paxton on MacLeod, 'Gallipoli'


Jenny MacLeod. Gallipoli. Great Battles Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-964487-2.

Reviewed by Jennifer L. Paxton (Texas A&M Kingsville)
Published on H-War (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey