How Were Messages Sent to Soldiers Overseas During World War II?

war pigeon

The Second World War is one of the deadliest wars in the world history and lasted for over 6 years between 1939 and 1945.  The global super powers invested most of their economic, financial, and political sources behind the war. Major superpowers such as the USA, Russia, and China took part in this war which … Read more

World War II Ads – Government Messages to Raise War Awareness and Support

A World War 2 Advertisement urging the public to provide paper for making the war equipment

Introduction In 1941, after the Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor, (December 7) the United States entered World War 2. It launched its own rationing program where Americans were only allowed to buy and ration domestic goods such as local shoes, cars etc. The British government and American government were interested in raising awareness among the … Read more

What is Sarcasm?

Sarcasm spelled out with alphabet blocks

Sarcasm Sarcasm means to taunt or ridicule someone in an ironic way — either for comedic effect or express passive aggressiveness or slyness. In the paragraphs that follow, this relationship is explored at length. But first a bit of etymology. The word ‘sarcasm’ comes from the Greek words “sark,” meaning “flesh” and “asmos,” which means … Read more