Tag Archives: World War II

In memoriam: General George S. Patton

Since 2011, this site has observed Memorial Day by saluting the ordinary yet heroic soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who served and sacrificed, and died for their country. It must be said though that many of our heroic dead were, … Continue reading

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RIP Patty Andrews (Feb. 16, 1918 – Jan. 30, 2013)

It’s fitting, now that we’re debating the roles of women in warfare, that we bid farewell to the last surviving member of the Andrews Sisters.   It’s true that there were women who served more directly in World War II. More … Continue reading

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