Blog - Chris Angus
Thursday, 19 August 2021

America on Defense

Most Americans are only vaguely aware that their government spends about $750 billion dollars a year on the nation's defense budget. However, few really comprehend that this is only the…
Thursday, 10 June 2021

The Ice at the End of the World

This new book by Jon Gertner is a fascinating look at how exploration and technology worked together for over a century and a half on the island of Greenland to…
Thursday, 22 April 2021

The Family Business

This is an exciting time for my son, Callum Angus, who has just published his first book, A Natural History of Transition. Cal is the fourth generation writer in our…
Sunday, 14 February 2021

How Smoking Rewrote History

My parents made a big deal about my not smoking when I was growing up. It was one of many important things they taught me. This is somewhat surprising given…
Saturday, 12 December 2020

Amazing story of survival in WW II

There seem to be an endless number of amazing WW II stories that have, for the most part, been forgotten. As a history buff, I have used many of these…

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