This photo makes me laugh -- found it on Reddit today - classic authentic Veteran response!
Arizona Republic published on August 29, 2019 an article about the Navajo Code Talkers that starts of with ... "In 1942, during the depths of World War II, the United States Marine Corps recruited 29 Navajo men to develop an unbreakable code that would be used across the Pacific during the war ... [MORE] "
Kevin Heaton has posted a great interview with his father - Albert Heaton. Mr. Albert Heaton served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
There is some great poetry at the end of the interview that Kevin wrote based on his father's experiences. We found them to be very moving and insightful.
- D-Day Vets From San Diego
- Bed and Breakfast has a great view
- Normandy gets ready for D-Day
- Vets share their stories at the D-Day Museum
- Vet sums up D-Day in one word
- DOD Special Report on D-Day
- C-47 flies with C-130J in Germany
- The UK's Telegraph WWII Section
- The Pritzker Military Library's D-Day Audio Programs
- The Atlantic's Scenes of D-Day
Please share more via comments.
The Freedom Pavilion has WWII aircraft and other "large item" displays.
It took sixty years, but a Korean War veteran Wayne Ramus has received a medal for his service in the early 1950s.
Per the story, Anton Orlov recently purchased a 1901 Bellini Jumelle camera and while cleaning it he found 8 photos from World War I.
You can learn more about Anton at: photopalacebus.org.
Very interesting video from DOD LIVE on YouTube entitled: "WWII Veteran Returns to the Field of Battle." (Published on Jan 7, 2013)
Cdr. Gerard Woelkers didn't grow up as a military brat, but he is the son of a World War II veteran. By taking orders to Germany, Woelkers is taking the opportunity to learn about his father's service and helping Frederick Woelkers close the book on this chapter in his life.