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February 18, 2023

One of the 52 submarines on Eternal Patrol

has been located.

The USS Albacore (SS 218) was located off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan where she disappeared in late 1944 (Japanese documents list that she struck a mine) and was struck from the Navy registry in 1945.

You can read about her here:
Albacore II (SS-218)

In her career, she sank 10 enemy vessels including the Japanese carrier Taihō, won the 4 Presidential Unit Citations and 9 battle stars.

January 17, 2021

I am asking you to be my sounding board

After a career in high tech, I am teaching 9th grade freshman World History (so far for all of a week).

We are doing ancient civilizations.

Is the following question too challenging for kids this age:

The stone that contains the Code of Hammurabi, the Rosetta Stone, as well as mummies and artifacts ended up in European museums. Is it right for those countries to keep these items?

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