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Order of the Day-June 6, 1944

Here it is in black and white, the order of the day given to each heroic warier in the wee hours of June 6, 1944. George, my brother, was to parachute at 1:30 AM. The waves of men storming the … Continue reading

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This is the Real Thing. . . . .D-Day -1

photo from Wikipedia All the days, weeks, and months of training are over. . . . The waiting and training are over. . . the warriors knew for certain as they received live ammunition for the first time. And President … Continue reading

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Normandy Church . . . . Loving Your Neighbor

The Scars Of Angoville-Au-Plain    – February 15, 2014 by  “The scars of Angoville-au-Plain” Postcard match.  This peaceful beach has seen so much. On our way to the vast beaches by Les Gougins in Manche, just north of Utah Beach, we took a small … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Grave of my brother, who gave his life on  D-Day +2,  fighting to liberate France from the Fascism of Germany                                          … Continue reading

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Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull , and Custer

This field in the hills of Montana  is the second most visited  each year except for the Gettysburg Battle  Field.  This was one of my favorite sites on our National Park road trip.  We had stopped there on a previous … Continue reading

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Hotel and Airport Security. . . . In Incredible India

  This the lovely Lemon Tree Hotel at the Delhi Airport.  Dbell decided we were not going to spend time in this  expensive , huge (25 million population)  city but just fly from Delhi to  Veranasi.    Delhi and Mumbai … Continue reading

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Are We There Now?

I seem to be posting more and more words from our past leaders, but the truth is timeless. Your thoughts or comments. . . . . 

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