THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Book/Documentary of the Month: A Tour of the Rhine
There are many ways to write a book on bridges, let alone do a documentary for a TV program. One can focus on one bridge and its history, but that is more for locals who are closely attached to the ... Posted on 3/20/13 at 8:48 AM
STORM TRACKER Forecasting the War
At a recent speaking engagement I had the opportunity to have a brief but fascinating conversation with a World War II veteran that was a meteorologist in the Pacific Theatre during the war. Even wi... Posted on 4/6/12 at 8:47 AM
NASCAR DAD Holocaust Denial ?
Much has been written by world educators in the belief that the Holocaust did not occur. That less than 30,000 is a better fugure, not 6 million that was reported ! Recently Iran and a bishop in... Posted on 7/22/09 at 5:48 PM
DEVILS LAKE — The Dakota Bull Session, an annual gathering of veterans to share stories of World War II, the Korean War and other military experiences for the past 23 years in Devils Lake, will not reconvene this spring.
Before several dozen residents of St. Benedict’s Health Center could sing Thursday in honor of the nation’s veterans, activities assistant Lilly Kiemele handed out miniature American flags. Then she passed around red and blue beaded necklaces.
SAINTE-MARIE-DU-MONT, France — With World War II-era military planes darting overhead and Normandy’s Utah Beach visible in the distance, a bronze statue emerged from beneath a camouflage parachute in tribute to a man whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the book and television series “Band of Brothers.”
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dick Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died in central Pennsylvania. He was 92.
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