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French Legion of Honor Medal

The French government awards this highest French order of merit to living  Americans who fought in Normandy or the Rhineland.  Napoleon Bonaparte created the medal and award.   Two French officials flew from Paris  flew to be  in  Conneaut to … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day in the Life of An Old Paratrooper

Here are Eric Labourdette’s  own words about his jump into La Friere Bridge zone in June 2017.   https://talesalongtheway.com/2017/08/11/eric-labourette-guide-extraordinaire/ ” I wanted to jump to honor and remember the sacrifice of all those paratroopers who gave their lives  for our freedom. … Continue reading

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Travel Logistics to Normandy

Today I will share with you our travels to Normandy. This is going to the heart of the  trip for my family. . . . 11 of us. We were on the way to trace the steps of my brother’s … Continue reading

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Dunkirk. . . . . A Film

The German troops cut off the British and the French forces forcing them to the coast with their backs to the sea.  Four hundred thousand  men were trapped to either die on the beach or drown in the sea. The … Continue reading

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Deadly Mistake the Morning of December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor

Kermit A. Tyler was on duty at Fort Shafter’s radar information center on Dec. 7, 1941.(Earnie Grafton/associated Press) Kermit A. Tyler, 96 Pearl Harbor figure Kermit A. Tyler, 96 By Dennis McLellan Sunday, February 28, 2010 “Don’t worry about it.” … Continue reading

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Hackshaw Ridge. . . . . A Film

Medic, Desmond Doss, running into the battle without a gun, only his medic supplies ,to try to save lives. This film has some of the bloodiest and authentic battlefield scenes since “Saving Private Ryan”  and actually is reminiscent of the … Continue reading

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POLIO TO PARATROOPER

See this image Polio to Paratrooper Paperback – August 27, 2016 by Anne Archer Tullidge (Author), Anne Tullidge Bell (Afterword), Christian Bell (Foreword) Be the first to review this item  Books are  available on Amazon as well as on Kindle … Continue reading

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