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How Bordeaux Got Its Wine
The History Fangirl Podcast

How Bordeaux Got Its Wine

Listen to the Episode “How Bordeaux Got Its Wine”     Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe     In September I got to go to Bordeaux with a friend who is a 100% certified wine snob. I figured she would enjoy all of the […]

The Cliffs of Pointe du Hoc
The History Fangirl Podcast

The Beaches of Normandy

Listen to the Episode “The Beaches of Normandy”     Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to listen and subscribe.       We all know the basic story of the Allied Forces storming the Beaches of Normandy in World War II. It’s one of the most dramatic and harrowing events […]

Juno Beach in Normandy
Travel Guides

Normandy: Commemorating D-Day in Pictures (Photo Essay)

Introduction This past week, I went to Normandy for the 73rd D-Day anniversary commemorations. I traveled with Liberation Route Europe, a foundation whose mission is to monitor and develop the Allies’ liberation route and to promote a transnational understanding of the liberation of Europe.   I have several history projects over […]