Tag Archive: Tom Clavin

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

The Winter War

Posted on April 1, 2022 12:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

Oops, Russia did it again. While that country’s historians might not be able to say so out loud, they must be appalled at the invasion of Ukraine and its thus-far unsuccessful outcome. Ignorance or defiance of history … Read the article

Saving Daniel Boone

Posted on March 11, 2022 9:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

One of the more important figures in the Revolutionary War was Simon Kenton. What, you’ve never heard of him? He happens to be one of the especially intriguing characters in Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight … 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