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David Niven, Ginger Rogers, and the Battle of the Bulge

On the night of December 16, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge, eight jeep teams made up of German soldiers fluent in English slipped through American lines. Some carried vials of sulphuric acid to throw in the faces of American guards if they were stopped. Other groups cut communication wires and carried out minor […]

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David Niven’s Mazel

Mazel: Hebrew, generally defined as good fortune or good luck. One of the problems with Hollywood memoirs is separating fact from fiction. Movie stars are usually determined to preserve the myths that nourished their celebrity. Every once in a while comes along a Hollywood biography that actually reveals almost as much as it conceals, but […]

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