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Patriot State

Back when my wife and I lived on the West Coast, we had a neighbor who planted a “victory garden” in their front yard.  The houses on our block were small and close together, so the postage-stamp spaces in front allowed for modest landscaping at best.  578 more words

America

V-J Day!

Celebrations in Australia 1945, after six years of war.

I was stunned the other day to come across a group of Americans didn’t even know we were involved. 99 more words

History

14 August 1945, V-J Day... War ends!

The above film footage was shot on 14 August 1945, V-J Day (Victory in Japan Day) in Honolulu, Hawaii … This is three minutes of Kodachrome film that may bring tears to your eyes.  309 more words

World War II In The Pacific

A War with a Beginning and an End

I belong to a Veteran’s Writing Group in my local area. The group welcomes veterans plus their family and friends. I go as an ex-wife of an Air Force member and a staunch supporter of all veterans. 273 more words

National Day Of .......

Starting from Scratch

I’m starting from scratch.

Well, okay, not really.

However, I’m working on focusing my writing and my business and it can sometimes feel like I’m starting from the beginning. 306 more words

Life And Happiness

72nd ANNIVERSARY V-J DAY AUGUST 14, 1945

  

72nd ANNIVERSARY V-J DAY AUGUST 14, 1945
Joe Fitzgerald,
Canandaigua, NY 1
7/20/2017

On December 7, 1941 the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) using 6 of its aircraft carriers and hundreds of aircraft launched a sneak attack on the United States by bombing the U. 597 more words

USS Hornet (CV-12) - A Father's Untold War Story - The Summer of 1945 and V-J Day

If you read my previous post, the USS Hornet (CV-12) along with other vessels of the United States Navy ran into some rough weather in early June, 1945.  769 more words

History

Maryann Holloway reblogged this on IF I ONLY HAD A TIME MACHINE and commented:

My post from my other site, USS Hornet (CV-12) - A Father's Untold War Story