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Amish Country, Holmes County, Ohio—Visit one of the largest Amish communities in North America. Holmes county is home to both Old Order and New Order Amish. Take your camera, but respect local beliefs.
Mt. Yale, Buena Vista, Colorado—At the crack of dawn with a buddy, catch an awesome high-altitude sunrise on Mount Yale, one of the Collegiate Peaks near Buena Vista, Colorado. You may also meet an endangered toad.
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site is a free half-day feel-good attraction within the Atlanta, Georgia, neighborhood where Dr. King was born, grew up, played, attended school and gained his ideals about human relationships.
Temple Worship in Taiwan provides a view into two temples — one in Taipei, the other in the Dajia District of Taichung. Idol worship is common in Taiwan. The religion mixes the beliefs and practices of Buddhism, Taoism and native ancestor worship.
Melbourne Beach Florida. Melbourne Beach is a wonderful place to escape the pressures of life for a day, a week, a month or a season. Located on the east coast of the Sunshine State, it has hotels, motels and houses for rent.
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. Henry is Chinese. Keiko is Japanese. Both are first-generation Americans who find themselves outcasts at school because of their heritages. This is Seattle in the 1940s.
Last Letters from Attu: The True Story of Etta Jones, Alaska Pioneer and Japanese P.O.W. by Mary Breu. Etta Schureman migrated to Attu Island in the Aleutians, taught school, married Foster Jones and went to Japan as a POW in 1942 after the Attu invasion.
Emperor, a film based on the book His Majesty's Salvation by Shiro Okamoto. Brigadier General Bonner Fellers helps General Douglas MacArthur save the Shōwa Emperor — Emperor Hirohito — from war crimes prosecution.
Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley and Ron Powers—The flag raising on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, is one of the most famous photographs in history. It also started a hot dispute shortly after it was published in February 1945.
Browse the Cruise Book of the USS Montpelier, CL-57, Legend of the Solomons, condensing her WWII actions from 1942 through 1945.
Read the War Diary of the USS Montpelier CL-57 as maintained by her deck officers from September 9, 1942 through March 31, 1943.
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