Tag Archives: World War II

  • Heritage

    Tom Harmon is Missing

    Tom Harmon’s legs were on fire. These were the legs that had carried him and a football into the Michigan end zone time after time, racking up touchdowns and making him the leading scorer in the country. Now, the greatest player in Michigan history was being burned alive from the legs up in the cockpit of his World War II fighter.

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  • Michigan Today

    Can data preserve peace?

    From the time he walked into a U.S. Navy recruiting station at the age of 17 to his work on the Correlates of War Project, J. David Singer was devoted to the intersection of peace studies and war. His prominent work at U-M aimed to accumulate knowledge on military conflict in hopes of ending it.

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