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Remembering heroes

I often struggle with calling soldiers heroes because it’s not the title that makes you who you are, it’s the intention. Saying that every soldier is a hero doesn’t sit right with me. 356 more words


October 29, 1944

Camp McCoy, Wisconsin

Darling Helen,
How are you getting along sweetheart.
Things have changed a lot since the last time I wrote you. When we got here we immediately knew that the outfit was ready to shop overseas. 245 more words



Director of Photography: Woody Bredell

Director: Robert Siodmak

Perfect Shots

The Battle of Leyte Gulf: October 23-26, 1944

Approximately a week prior to the start of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the 345th Bomb Group’s ground echelon was aboard two troop transports in Humboldt Bay, waiting to find out where they would be setting up their next camp. 84 more words


October 22, 1944

Camp McCoy, Wisconsin

Dearest Darling:
I am sorry that I have not written to you sooner but I have spent so much time riding between these camps and changing around that we really could not send any mail. 118 more words


Rattan or Ratan (1944)

“Rattan” or “Ratan” (रतन) is a 1944 social romance film starring Swaran Lata, Karan Dewan and Amir Banu. It was the highest grossing Indian film of 1944 and is cited as an “All Time Blockbuster”. 85 more words

Black And White

The Giraffes by Roy Fuller

I think before they saw me the giraffes
Were watching me. Over the golden grass,
The bush and ragged open tree of thorn,
From a grotesque height, under their lightish horns, 206 more words