If you’ve read many of my blogs, you know I’m partial to the history of World War II. Discovering...Read More
Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific by Robert Leckie There are times I ask myself how I’ve never read a writer before this age and Robert Leckie is high on that list. Two amateur historians have been...Read More
Commemorating Our D-Day Heroes – June 5 Our Washington, D.C. World War II D-Day recognition...Read More
This is the true story of the cream of a World War II PBM-5 crew. It starts with a suitcase, abandoned on the sidewalk that catches the eye of a woman. She tucks the detritus of someone’s life away until connecting with Gary D. Cooper who unravels the loss of the men and weaves an intriguing tale.Read More
This collection of stories is for any World War II history buff, for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge of what our WWII Vets went through, and for any reader who wants to be thrilled and emotionally connected to the people she reads about.Read More
My copy of the paperback, as happens with books that stir my mind, is dog-eared and notated throughout.
The premise is a letter delivered upon the death of a woman where she tells an elderly man that he has a son—a son raised with a Christian fervor that excludes every other religion as inferior and requiring elimination.
The catch? The elderly man is Jewish.Read More
Did you know that the impetus to get the US into WWI was, in part, because Germany proposed an alliance with Mexico and even offered certain US territories to Mexico? Intrigued, click here to read about all the circumstances surrounding our joining the fray as well as the intercepted telegram.Read More
The Last Fighter Pilot is the thrilling story covering a part of Captain Jerry Yellin’s time in the war from March – August 1945–V-J Day. Having already felt the depth of Captain Yellin’s experiences by reading Of War & Weddings, I expected that emotional connection to play a large role in his collaboration with author Don Brown.Read More