Category Archives: The Literate War

Scale Model Photography from 2016

Below is a collection of my scale model photographs produced in 2016. ### ABOUT: Ara Hagopian’s third book was released in 2016: http://www.LeavesOfYouthTheBook.com    

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Memorial Day (part one)

MEMORIAL DAY (part one) The Literate Show commemorates a special American holiday with the first of several posts over the long weekend. Memorial Day is not about selling cars or mattresses. It’s not about cookouts or boisterous advertisements, nor is … Continue reading

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Memorial Day (part two)

MEMORIAL DAY (part two) The Literate Show’s second Memorial Day installment covers the men of Torpedo Squadron Eight, who flew from the USS Hornet to attack the Japanese, poised to invade Midway Atoll, June 4th, 1942. While making their slow … Continue reading

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Memorial Day (part three)

MEMORIAL DAY (part three) What follows is the 3rd installment of The Literate Show’s Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is specific to one day. Truth be told, many Americans think of our war dead every single day of the year. … Continue reading

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Nika, the Cold War Canine

In January 1961, during a night time border reconnaissance, one of America’s newest tanks, the M60, got stuck in a small but exposed ravine in the forbidden no-man’s land between West Germany and Soviet-controlled Czechoslovakia. The M60, introduced to the … Continue reading

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In The Hallway

FICTION, 460 words. I heard your voice today. Associated Aircraft was decommissioning the old plant and I was in that hallway, our hallway, the one you and I used to walk together each morning and afternoon during our breaks for … Continue reading

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Flag Garden at Boston Common

On Memorial Day last year, a flag garden was planted on the Boston Common. The flag garden was impactful on several levels. The organizers had made the effort; the city granted the permit; and the public treated the tribute with … Continue reading

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