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'Lots of memories:' 97-year-old veteran enjoys special ride in restored WWII plane

MILWAUKEE — Memorial Day is all about remembering and honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, and a World War II veteran was honored in a very special way on Saturday, May 25. 269 more words


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At eighteen, you’re immortal.

On the radio last week, I heard a World War II veteran reminiscing about the briefing before D-Day. When they were warned that only one out of three soldiers would make it back, he recalled, every man in the room looked at the men on either side of him and said to himself, “You poor bastards.” 1,158 more words


Memorial Day 2019: Fighting with His Fingertips

My dad Chester Pyzik saw combat action in nearly every major World War II battle in the Pacific, from Operation Galvanic in the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign to Iwo Jima, all the way to the Japanese surrender at Toyko Bay. 648 more words

Anita's Way

Did he write it with a typewriter?

I saw an interesting book in my local library last week Uncommon Type” by Tom Hanks. Tom Hanks is of course an Oscar winning movie star of… 361 more words


D-Day Dog by Tom Palmer

Illustrations by Tom Clohosy Cole

Jack loves nothing more than playing video games based on war with his Dad, a member of the Army Reserves. That, and his dog, Finn. 375 more words

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