Watch “Why Did America Fight the Korean War?”

What was the Korean War? And why was America involved in such a far away conflict? Was the United States’ sacrifice–35,000 killed, over 100,000 wounded–worth it?
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Image of the Day: 6 June 2016


June is PTSD Awareness Month…

Although  the vetrans of WWII considered it “taboo” to speak  anything about the war they experienced, we know today that escaping the everyday battles of #PTSD (aka shell shock, 1,000 yard stare, and so on)  was as probable as it is for post 911  vets. 

I’d like to pay tribute to those warriors of  the greatest generation our nation has seen who quietly lived with their inner battles long after the fires in Europe and the Pacific were extinguished. 

American soldiers on Omaha Beach recover the dead after D-Day 1944 by Walter Rosenblum


Semper Fi, Grandpa 

A Visual History of D-Day

Map of the four day invasion of occupied France

Info board of Operation Neptune
Info board of Operation Neptune

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June 6, 1944: Operation Neptune

Pointe du Hoc. Omaha Beach, pockmarked by D-Day bombardment.

On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy in the coordinated invasion of occupied France known as D-Day.


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Find  more on  Operation Neptune and the images from the day here