Remember August 6th for Lives Saved and Lessons Learned

by Don August 6, 2015

Americans and Japanese should celebrate August 6th because American action on this date seventy years ago helped save at least 500,000 American and 6 million Japanese lives during World War II. Before the first atomic bomb was dropped on Japan, Americans were planning the invasion of Japan.  The Japanese were expected to fight even more […]

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It’s a Complicated Symbol That Most People Do Not Understand

by Steve MacDonald October 22, 2013
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I don’t watch any TV news but someone shared this and I checked it out.  It is classic.  The Town Council of Bar Harbor, Maine (prounced Bahh Hhaaabahh) voted to remove lights from a long-standing evergreen “memorial” put up in honor of veterans who fought and or died during the Christmas Eve World War II […]

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Obamaha Beach

by Steve MacDonald October 6, 2013
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From Day by Day Cartoon.com

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Book Recommendation: With The Old Breed

by Scott Morales November 10, 2012

I made a mistake.  Last week, November 4th, was the 89th birthday of a soldier that forever changed the way I think about war. Eugene  B. Sledge served in the Pacific in World War II. He was a private, a grunt, a jarhead marine. He slogged his way through rancid, fetid sludge in scorching heat […]

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