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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.

The best part of these photos is looking at each of their expressions - it looks like they had a good time out in the snow that day! These photos are unmarked, but uniforms and insignias indicate United States Army, enlisted.... Continue Reading →

Remembering the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Today we remember the 75th Anniversary of the date which will live in infamy, December 7, 1941. This date marks the anniversary of the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, which brought the United States into the horrors of the second World... Continue Reading →

See What Ford is Doing …

Ford was leading the way during World War II. This fabulous old advertisement ran in the Detroit Free Press on October 23, 1941.

Memorial Day: A Family Hero’s Legacy

Corporal Richard Livingston (1918-1944) KIA, France, World War II Grosse Pointe News (Grosse Pointe, Michigan), November 9, 1944 "Corp. Richard Livingston, Brilliant Pointe Student, Reported Killed in France" Was on Special Administrative Duty When He Met Death Presumably During Raid... Continue Reading →

Tonight I leaned across 10,000 miles …

This will be a  Christmas - more than any other Christmas - which will call for the reassurance of human faith and understanding, for the remembrance of the sympathy and affection human hearts can hold for each other. Is there... Continue Reading →

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