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Erin Go Bragh! (Ireland Forever!)

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! We here at J. Wendell love celebrating our “wee bit” of Irish heritage and we found this wonderful antique postcard to share with you today. The Old Weir Bridge is considered one of the oldest structures in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. It is believed to have been constructed sometime in the […]

WWII Photos: A Soldier’s Perspective (Part 4)

Our photographer didn't caption these photos, so we can only assume it's because it was a day he would never forget - the war's end, or Victory Day!

This roll of film has sightseeing photos from Honolulu & O'ahu, Hawaii. The photos from Pali Pass, O'ahu are dated 12 August 1945. "The gang at Fort DeRussy where we all went swimming." (Fort DeRussy is a US Army Reservation... Continue Reading →

There's no information available beyond the clues that we see in these photos. I've read that Navy Seamen were the only Naval branch to wear their badges and insignia on the right sleeve so that the eagle faced forward, but we'll need... Continue Reading →

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