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Thanksgiving 1944

I was reading on the Veterans Facebook page and they were asking for stories about Thanksgiving while being deployed. I wondered what exactly where dad was and what he was up to. 338 more words

Grab Bag

Happy Thanksgiving!

We wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!  As you pray today say a prayer for the farmers for after all who grew all that food you are eating today?   118 more words

Tempest Over Boela: July 14, 1944

This painting portrays two aircraft from the 386th Bomb Squadron, 312th Bomb Group, during a highly successful attack by 75 A-20s on the Boela oil fields on the northeast coast of the island of Ceram, Netherlands East Indies, on July 14, 1944. 95 more words

WWII

Cordite for Tea


Here is something they never taught you in basic training. Use some cordite from your ammunition supply to make a quick fire to boil some water for your tea. 73 more words

November 19, 1944

Dearest Darling,
I received two of your letters this afternoon honey and I want you to know that I look forward very much to hear from you always. 294 more words

Letters

Giving Thanks

November 1944. The Allied armies continued to take Europe back from Hitler’s iron fisted grip. Success followed success and the Americans had pushed from the beaches of Normandy all the way to Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg. 514 more words