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“Operation Drumbeat”

Today in History, July 19, 1942:

Admiral Karl Donitz is forced to call off “Operation Drumbeat”, recalling Nazi U-Boats assigned to the American coast.

In the months after America’s entry into the war, there were no convoys along the coast and coastal cities did not engage in “black outs”. 90 more words

Review: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*

Title: Warlight

Author: Michael Ondaatje

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

Publication Date: May 8, 2018…

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Profiles in Valor: Corporal Frank Hall

A few years ago, World War II veteran Corporal Frank Hall was interviewed by the American Veterans Center. In this interview, he talks about his time as a Marine in the Pacific Theater, the survivor guilt he felt for many years after he came home and what helped him cope with it.


Greatest Generation: WWII Veterans Set Sail To Share Stories With The World

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The number of World War II veterans is dwindling, as most of them are now in their 80s and 90s.

Known as the Greatest Generation, a group of them is setting out on a transatlantic journey to share their stories. 350 more words


I Became Nostalgic

I suddenly found something on EBay I played years ago and just had to have it.

I had this and PanzerBlitz years ago and remember enjoying it. 89 more words


I’m William

William swung his hammer hard into a wall stud of the church, driving in the nail. Beads of sweat rolled down his face as the late spring sun reflected off his yellowing white t-shirt. 476 more words