Category Archives: World War Two

American Soldier in World War II

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Traces

When I received the envelope in the mail I reverently placed it on the table and didn’t open it for days.  I was both afraid of what I might read, as well as afraid of where the information might lead … Continue reading

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Hitler: Sometimes Truth is Stranger than Fiction

As a history buff, anything in the news that is a new discovery with regard to history is a rare treat in the world of current stories.  I was amazed today to hear a report on Hitler and a potential … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Oahu and U.S. in WW II

The back of the photo says it is Oahu, one of Hawaii’s  largest islands.  The well known Pearl Harbour is located on this island.  The photo is dated 1944 so the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbour has already happened.

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The Duke of Athlone and Princess Alice

A photo I found in the basement.  Canadian soldiers- from the back I can read; ‘…Princess Alice on reviewing stand.’ The new Governor General of Canada in 1940 was the uncle of Gorge VI, the Earl of Athlone.  His wife … Continue reading

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