Okay, this is the wrong time to be posting this. At least, if I had wanted to be accurate, I should have posted this link in June. That was when the original D-Day landings occurred. But time and dates slipped my mind as I was mired in work, so here we are. It is too … Continue reading Storming the Beaches
Click the link to learn more, readers: Serving God and country: The story of Army chaplain Father Emil Kapaun Lawrence P. Grayson May 28, 2021 On May 23, 1951, Father Emil Kapaun, an Army chaplain, died in a North Korean prison camp, and his body buried in an unmarked grave. His remains were among those … Continue reading An American Servant of God
Or an American prisoner. Not if he is determined to get loose, anyway. Learn more through the article linked below, readers: This Day in History: An American sailor, captured by a German submarine On this day in 1918, a Navy lieutenant is held as a German prisoner. Edouard Victor Michel Izac had been captured just … Continue reading Can’t Keep a Good Man Down….
Click the link to learn more, readers – particularly if you are a veteran or active member of the Marines, the Navy, the Army, or the Air Force: Veteran, family, community at the core of Indianapolis Post 522 The American Legion MAR 04, 2021 When Stacy Bohem initially tried to join an American Legion post, … Continue reading A Noble Mission
It is said that, when they first saw the Spaniards land in the New World, the natives believed the mounted men and their horses were one creature. Equines had not been present in the Americas for a long time, and their re-introduction by the settlers mean they are now part of the ecosystem in the … Continue reading A Combination of Horse and Man
Men cry differently than women, readers, but they do cry. They do cry. Learn more through the link here: Brothers in Arms By Kevin M. Callahan NOV 20, 2020 Ten years ago, I visited the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery near Anzio with my wife and young sons. Among the gravestones, we came across two brothers from … Continue reading Together Forever
Well, to some listeners it would count as music. To others, it is probably just a terrifying noise. Click the link to hear it for yourselves, readers! J79 Noise, Sonic Booms and Extremely Low Flying: Watch the Greatest F-4 Phantom Footage in History Dario Leone Oct 14 20190 The footage features USAF F-4 and RF-4 … Continue reading Music in Flight
Sadly, since I am up to my eyeballs with work, I did not have time to plan an article for Independence Day this year. I confess that I actually forgot that I had tried to make it a tradition to post something every Independence Day since I started on this journey to publication, readers. That … Continue reading “Oh, Beautiful for Spacious Skies…”
Check out this interesting piece on Indiana Jones, readers! Indiana Jones: American Epic Hero By Stephen M. Klugewicz|March 13th, 2015 There is only one fictional character who embodies the American spirit in its essence and its entirety, and who is real enough that it seems he should have existed: Indiana Jones, the swashbuckling American archaeologist. A … Continue reading A Hero of Epic Proportions
Learn more about the F4F Wildcat through the link below, readers! How the Rugged F4F Wildcat Held the Line During World War II Designed by Grumman Iron Works, the tough little fighter kept America in the fight during those early dark days in the Pacific Theater By David Kindy SMITHSONIANMAG.COM JANUARY 22, 2021 As Joe Foss scanned the … Continue reading The Plane that Could, Would, and Did!