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World War II

Explore World War II through photographs, events, stories, and biographies of the men and women who fought overseas and on the home front.

May We Always Remember

https://youtu.be/A54jr8cb6AM   Let's introduce a new generation to the heroes who came before us. Check out the D-Day Darlings website and follow them on Facebook. Share the stories of your heroes.

The 74th Anniversary of D-Day

It was on this day, June 6, 1944, that approximately 156,000 Allied American, British, and Canadian forces stormed five heavily fortified beaches of Normandy, France by air and by sea for Operation Overlord, one of the largest amphibious (sea/land) military operations... Continue Reading →

The 73rd Anniversary of D-Day

It was on this day, June 6, 1944, that approximately 156,000 Allied American, British, and Canadian forces stormed five heavily fortified beaches of Normandy, France by air and by sea for Operation Overlord, one of the largest amphibious (sea/land) military operations... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day

Memorial Day ... a day of remembrance for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. As the years pass and wars become words in history books, we tend to forget the horrific toll those events had on soldiers... Continue Reading →

This roll of film has sightseeing photos from Honolulu & O'ahu, Hawaii. The photos from Pali Pass, O'ahu are dated 12 August 1945.

Lt Col John C Meyer

From The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, New York, 30 December 1944, Saturday, Pages 1 & 3 The 1940 United States Census shows that John was at Randolph Field, Bexar, Texas, as a flying cadet. His distinguished career led to his... Continue Reading →

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