Tag Archives: WWII

D-Day… Remembering

Remembering By Marion Algier – h/t to AppSame ‏@AppSame for war photos Living members of the Greatest Generation who fought for us all are thinning… President Ronald Reagan on June 6, 1984, the 40th anniversary of D-Day This article was … Continue reading

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D-Day Fallen and Veterans Honored on 70th Anniversary

In the military, D-Day is the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated. The best known D-Day is June 6, 1944,  the day of the Normandy landing. The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Day

Pearl Harbor veteran recalls bewilderment of attack It’s strange how wars and even what caused them are remembered — and forgotten, especially these days when there is so much less emphasis on teaching history and much of it that is … Continue reading

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Germany: A Story of Sadness, Guilt, and the Past

Essays and Other Writings: The Tower of the Void When you walk into the Tower of the Void inside the Jewish Museum of Berlin, what strikes you immediately is the ominous silence of it all. An empty tower that reaches … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Day

Pearl Harbor veteran recalls bewilderment of attack It’s strange how wars are remembered — and forgotten. On this day, Dec. 7, let’s honor Pearl Harbor‘s fallen and never forget that the awful attack was one of several costly battles that … Continue reading

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Doolittle Raiders’ 70th Reunion 2012

"Lest we forget"  A great photo essay.   The Raiders trained at what is now Eglin AFB before embarking on the USS Hornet. MOST OF THESE MEN HAVE GONE WEST – I HOPE WE DON’T DESTROY WHAT THEY SACRIFICED THEMSELVES  FOR  … Continue reading

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USS Arizona Eternal Peace

Video:  Eternal Peace Remembering the Pacific is a video podcast series that presents the personal stories behind World War II’s Pacific Theater. Hear American and Japanese servicemen tell their war stories from December 7, 1941 through the war to the … Continue reading

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