Tag Archives: WWII

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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Rare WWII Photos

Rare Photos of WWII… Where have these pictures been hiding the last 65 years? Snow on deck. USS Philippine Sea North Pacific 1945 HARVS on the way in shot by a P-47. Rare shot. Deck crew climbing up to get … Continue reading

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A Holocaust Survivors Opens up to Her Daughter

Ernest Finch Holocaust Revelations Mom kept over sixty years of her private war locked up inside her. Mom is a survivor. It was during one of my annual visits to New York when she decided to open up to me. … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Day’s Watcher’s Council

Pearl Harbor veteran recalls bewilderment of attack HONOLULU — Seventy years ago this week, Navy veteran Lou Gore was startled by the muffled thuds of explosions and a burst of commotion while cleaning up from breakfast below deck on the … Continue reading

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