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Re: Re: Hand Grenade of the Week

Well, you're right, the new format is annoying, compared with being able to simply hit "Reply," but hey, that's progress.

Regarding ignorance, I'll just relate a story that Chuck Melton, the USMC historian, told me. Back when there was that flap over the Marine Scout Sniper unit using an SS flag, Chuck got a call from an officer on the Commandant's staff, who asked, "What is this SS thing, and why is it bad?"

ANN: H-Net Reviews Posted to the Web 27 APR - 04 May 2015

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 27 Apr  and 04 May 2015 and may be of interest.

Reviewed for H-War by Rebecca Zimmer
    Downs, Jim.  _Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and
    Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction
_.  Oxford:
    Oxford University Press, 2012.  280 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-0-19-
    975872-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=36325

ANN: H-Net Academic Announcements posted to the web 05-01-05-04-2015

EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM H-NET

The following 2 announcements were posted to the H-Net web site between 05-01 and 05-04-2015.

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    Title: Society for the History of Discoveries Student Prize

    Date: 2015-05-15

    Description: Undergraduates and graduate students currently

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