Tags » Paratrooper

Emotionally Hard videos

Not all videos can be Happy, sometimes a video has to hit hard, it has to make you think. Make you cry, something which I seem to have a talent for, as even when I make a ‘happy’ video it still gets everyone in tears!!!!!!! 183 more words

You Know Nothing Jon Snow

Look carefully in the eyes of the paratrooper and then look into the eyes of Christopher =)

polite people

Jon Snow


Mother's scrapbook provides details of North Atlantic crash

Written and submitted by Gordon Thornsberry, Russellville, Arkansas


My mother had a scrapbook on the crash which I inherited when she passed away. The scrapbook included telegrams, newspaper clippings, photos and a letter I wrote to my family detailing my experience. 2,915 more words

New Combat Troopers

89-Year-Old WWII Veteran Skydives With Grandchildren

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A paratrooper from World War II got the chance to relive that experience Saturday morning.

The 89-year-old made an activities list for this year and the first request was to skydive with his grandchildren. 8 more words


Carnival Ride: 1 -- Me: 0

My daughter and I went to the local fair recently. A 4-H fair. They’re always fun…we like the animals, the food, the vendors, the rides. Most of the rides anyway. 234 more words

Everyday Musings

Becoming a Paratrooper, 1945 style

In my rummaging around for more information on Dad’s (Private Desmond Le Pard) time in the forces towards the end of the Second World War, I have found these photos which have Dad’s own explanations written on the back. 714 more words

Dad's Letters

The Paratrooper Sketch

It’s early enough in the day that my seemingly consistent crankiness hasn’t emerged yet. As a result, I’ve moved from drawing simple brainstorming thumbnails to doing a first working sketch. 612 more words