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Flypast honors US bomber crew who died saving British kids

SHEFFIELD, England — Tony Foulds has a routine when he visits the memorial for 10 American airmen killed in World War II.

First, he kisses his finger and lays it on the metal plate bearing their names. 899 more words


"Garbo" A True WW II Spy Story

There have been several fictitious films made about Allied operations during WW II; Operation Crossbow, a supposed spy network against the V1 and V2 weapons, 633 Squadron, (very disappointing, considering the contribution made by the deHavilland Mosquito and the men who flew the “wooden wonder” as it was nicknamed) and the wild yarn known as The Guns Of Navarone. 87 more words


Touring a B-29 Superfortress

At the end of World War II, Dad was in training with his plane and his crew. They had orders to leave for Saipan in September 1945, when the war ended. 329 more words

Dresden, the numbers are declining

The ever declining numbers about Dresden.

It was 74 years ago when the completely unnecessary bombing of Dresden took place. The war was lost already and the defeat of Germany was only a few weeks away. 297 more words


Finding Fred: A Memoir of Discovery

Finding Fred: A Memoir of Discovery by Timothy L. Smith (his son)


Born May 11, 1948 in Orlando, FL. Tim grew up in Long Beach, California attending Millikan H.S. 479 more words

Sharing from North Platte

A blogging friend’s husband from down Carolina way, sent me a condensed version of a great undertaking by the folks in North Platte, Nebraska this past summer. 860 more words