Tags » Wwii

USS Indianapolis located?

Given the way history has been taught for the last few decades,  few of you will know that the USS Indianapolis had  been on  a top secret mission to deliver parts of an atomic bomb in July 1945,  when it was hit by a Japanese torpedo in the Pacific Ocean.   43 more words

The Jew Wanted This War

„God Jehovah [יהוה]!  God of vengeance!  He will devour you!“ (01:55)

Thanks to Renegade Tribune; note that my recent post on Yahweh (may his name be erased: 155 more words


July 26, 1943: "Old Mussolini sure took a run"

My Dearest Darling,

How’s my sweetheart today?  We are all O.K. here.  It’s Monday and going to be plenty hot here.  Honey, the war news sure sounds good over here.   205 more words


July 24, 1943: "You Johnny Doughboys are really raising cane"

My Baby,

Well, how’s my honey today?  From all reports you Johnny Doughboys are really raising cane over there.  Radio says our enemies are sure evacuating and that you are doing a wonderful job.   306 more words


July 23, 1943: "I'm not near as lonesome"

My Dearest,

I wish I knew which, of V.mail or air mail, you receive sooner, but I’ll write both ways until I know.

Honey, we went on a picnic yesterday and fished…not even a bite, but we sure ate.   130 more words


July 22, 1943: "You see, Pat's wife, Eileen, is living with me now"

My Darling,

Honey, it’s been a couple days since I’ve written to you, but I’ll explain.  You see, Pat’s wife, Eileen, is living with me now.   342 more words


Embracing the past at Saal

This is an episode in “the quest for Jan van Boeckel: From Holland to Bavaria

The subcamp in Saal, also known as KZ Ring or Ring-Me,  where Jan van Boeckel’s life was slowly bled out of him, was and is not more than a meadow at the edge of a forested hill. 871 more words