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My Aunt Gertrude

My grandmother “Oma” died in 1971. Then I started having dreams. The dreams came daily, then weekly then every month or so. I kept having them for years but it was every so often.

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Bismarck versus the Death Star

If you haven’t seen Rouge One because you didn’t make bail or parole or the only channel you get in your ward is the weather channel. Don’t worry because there are no spoilers here.

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Lucky Puppy Paintball

We were reminded to not pull people off of weekend duty to play.

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The Atomic Bomb

Take it from One,
Who Knows the Score,
The 509th,
Is Winning the War.

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Earhart’s Plane May Be Found in 2015

It’s old and torn up and somebody probably cooked fish on it but a chunk of aluminum may hold the key to where Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra has been all these years. It may be in 600 feet of water off the tiny island of Nikumaroro.

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Something to Think About on D Day

As we commemorate the D_Day landings of 70 years ago, I offer something for you to think about.

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A Christmas Truce

Unfortunately given the nature of our enemy there isn’t much of a chance of this happening for our troops overseas.  But if you have a touching story of Christmas at war please add it.   Here’s more of the story….    

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Japan Commissions a….um…..Destroyer

Japan’s pacifist constitution renounces the use of force for purposes other than self-defense. That means the country has no offensive arsenal of long-range missiles, aircraft carriers or similar weapons of aggression. But…..

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Nevada Honor Flight Hits Barrycades

The Nevada Honor Flight of about 35 veterans of World War Two were at the World War Two memorial on Saturday. Congressmen Steven Horsford (D) , Mark Amodei (R)and Joe Heck (R) were there to greet them.

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World War Two Vets Storm the Barricades

The Mississippi Honor Flight flew 92 World War Two veterans to Washington D.C. for a long planned visit to the World War Two Memorial. It was closed. The moose at the gate should’ve told them.

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