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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 over 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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The Only Flying Focker Wulf FW190

A crashed FW-190 was found in a birch forest outside of Leningrad back in 1989. It was recovered in 1991 and passed through a couple of owners. Paul Allen funded the final restoration and the aircraft took to the air again in November, 2010. If the Me-109 was a Corvette, then the FW-190 was a Buick.

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D Day, 69 Years Ago

June 6th, 1944. The Longest Day, the Day of Days. Operation Overlord was planned to be executed on D Day at H Hour. It would be the assault on Hitler’s Fortress Europe.

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I’m not a Nazi, but My Mom Was

That’s my Mom on the bicycle seat. Age 13.

My Mom was born in East Prussia in 1923. It was a geographically separate part of Germany. Like Alaska or Hawaii. She grew up on a farm

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