Hitler’s Hearing Loss, Part III

This series of posts at looks at Hitler’s hearing impairment. This is the third posting in the series and it is certainly not a tribute to Hitler, but an interesting discussion of a hearing loss that was accumulated over a lifetime by an historical figure. This series is a re-visit of a topic that was…

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The Perforation of Ol’ Blue Eyes

Sinatra Is Classified 4F; Has Punctured Eardrum Special Edition of the New York Times, December 10, 1943 NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 9 — Frank Sinatra will not lay that microphone down and take up a gun or a duffle bag. Completing a special engagement with Army physicians this morning at the Newark induction center, the crooner…

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