Autumn has remained in our neighborhood far longer than usual, with many trees still in full leaf. Unfortunately, rain and winds are forecast for tomorrow, so autumn may be on its way south. 348 more words
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The First Allied Soldier Killed By Enemy Fire on D-Day – Lieutenant Den Brotheridge At Pegasus Bridge
A little World War II trivia.
Lieutenant Herbert Denham “Den” Brotheridge, Commander of 25 Platoon, D Company, 2ndBattalion of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry holds an honored place in history marked by his death almost 20 minutes after midnight on June 6th, 1944. 956 more words
I’ll be winging my way to Florida today to spend a week with Al. I’m sure there will be many adventures and lots of barbecue. In fact, in keeping with tradition, our first stop, which is just outside the Orlando-Sanford Airport, will be Sonny’s. 246 more words
If you’ve followed the blog for any length of time, then you probably know that the World War II era is my favorite in history – I particularly love any and every photo of service members and their wartime experiences that I can get my hands on, so I’m back today with two Navy photos rescued from E-Bay (and these have names!) and a little mystery to solve. 696 more words