The fourth bag, the one for which O’Hair had to pay, contained weapons, essential implements of warfare that speak to the harsh conditions one would expect to find in a war zone. Yet no one has ever asked what is, in my opinion, the most important question: What was in the other three bags? Continue Reading Meredith Lair: What Was in the Other Three Bags?
Historian Meredith Lair explores the role of consumer goods in boosting troop morale in a war zone. Continue Reading Meredith Lair: Life Needs Frosting, Even in a War Zone