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President Kennedy signs documents in the Oval Office. © SEPS 2013

A Surprisingly Popular Presidency

Despite political opposition–and a few arguable failures in policy and tactic–John F. Kennedy remained a popular, well-regarded president throughout his short term in office. Archivist Jeff Nilsson explains why. ... More
Paul A. Nilsson, Col., US Army, as a Captain in Guadalcanal.

Regarding “A Turning Point in the Solomons”

Stephen A. Dombrowski, USAFA (Ret.) offered a much appreciated comment on this article: Thank you for a balanced, thoughtful and insightful piece. I believe that, even with Normandy, Iwo and the Bulge, the Canal was the seminal moment, the tipping point, for our victory in the Pacific, a war we (the United States) won alone. […] ... More
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