While his presidential father was really Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Theodore Roosevelt III was better known under that name. He actually was a general during World War II, personally leading troops in Normandy. Earning himself the Medal of Honor, but he died of a heart attack before the war was over.
John F. Kennedy was once stranded on an island during World War II with only coconuts for nourishment. He used a coconut as a paper weight on his presidential desk.
The Way Back had been on my list for quite awhile to watch but just never got around to it. I think the reason I heard of it was because Irish actress Saoirse Ronan was in it, as she is one of my favorite actresses. The movie is actually based on the supposed events ofContinue reading “Things I Like: The Way Back (2010 Film)”
I remember when this movie made a lot of buzz at the Academy Awards back in 2003. I wasn’t exactly into lesser-known but critically-acclaimed films back then, so for the longest time I thought the movie was mostly about music. Instead it’s a chilling tale of the lives of Polish citizens during World War II.Continue reading “Things I Like: The Pianist (2002 Film)”
The Yugoslav Partisans were a group of communist warriors during World War II when Yugoslavia was occupied by Nazi Germany. While there were many resistance groups in Europe, they were considered the most successful.