Tag Archive: The Overlook

War and Peace

Posted on September 20, 2022 10:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

78 years ago Joe Moser was shot down during his 44th mission. Joe is the main character in my most recent solo book, Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival. It was published in hardcover … Read the article

The Shootist

Posted on August 17, 2022 4:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

Annie Oakley is one of those Wild West figures whose name is familiar to many people but they don’t know much about her. In honor of the anniversary of her birthday on August 13, let’s find out … Read the article

Crazy Horse and Custer

Posted on June 24, 2022 7:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

June 25th marks the anniversary of the Little Bighorn battle that resulted in the death of George Armstrong Custer and much of his 7th Cavalry command. The reason why this resonates with me—other than, of course, being … Read the article

A Bloody Scoundrel

Posted on May 18, 2022 8:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

 As so often happens, recently I was researching one thing and found another—in this case, a reputed pirate’s real story. In 1671, a man known to history as “Captain Blood” tried to steal the crown jewels of … Read the article

Taking It to the Streets

Posted on March 3, 2022 9:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

March 5th is the anniversary of what became known as the “Boston Massacre.” While that title is familiar to many Americans, the event may not have gotten its due over the years, perhaps because there was a … Read the article