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George Mell & Jean Craig

George Peck Mell & Jean Lucille Craig: A World War II Love Story is our featured post today. Visit our sister site at Veteran-Voices.com to read their story. Note: Research was based on the letters we obtained.   Ready to... Continue Reading →

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.

What We’re Watching: Churchill’s Secret Agents (Netflix)

 This is a slight departure from our usual, but definitely a show we wanted to share. Last week Netflix released a five episode reality series that immersed 14 "contestants" into the same World War II era selection process and training... Continue Reading →

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 →

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

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