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Off To Virginia...

Lately it seems that my weekends have been a blur of activity and this coming weekend is no exception. Today, I’m catching a plane for Dulles/Washington DC to participate in a WWII Era event at the… 264 more words

Adam's Atelier

WWII veteran, former P.O.W. still volunteers at Virginia War Memorial at 97

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — At the Virginia War Memorial, you’ll find war heroes on the walls and in display cases.

You’ll also find one sitting at the front desk. 436 more words

News

Kindertransport

Kindertransport

by Diane Samuels

Richmond Shakespeare Society at Mary Wallace Theatre until 23rd September

As a reminder of the reality behind this story of parted families, a regular reader of this website has sent a photograph of the suitcase that his mother and her younger sister used when, as young children, they travelled with the Kindertransport from Vienna to the Britain, about three months before the Second World War was declared.

Septemeber 2017

Drama

Home Front - Ham Radio Operators - Intermission Story (18)

Naval Communication Reserve, the Army Amateur Network (not military and often used by the Red Cross), and the Amateur Emergency of the American Radar Relay League  (AARL),were the main networks as WWII brewed toward the USA. 486 more words

History

Gayle Dora Bevis Reed

Like many other women who served in the WASP, Gayle Bevis joined the Civilian Pilot Training Program first–but to further her education, not because she yearned to fly. 110 more words

WWII

Athol Claire Libby - Character Sketch

Earlier this year I had a goal to write more, well it is September now (only took 9 months) and I am following through with that goal by taking a Creative Non-Fiction writing class.   733 more words

Life

Hero or Con Man?

Book Review of Schindler’s List

I have visited the Holocaust museums in Oslo, Washington, DC and Amsterdam. The enormity of the horror is so overwhelming that a normal person simply can’t process it all. 294 more words

Book Reviews