Category Archives: World War II

December 18, 1941

Thursday, December 18, 1941 Christmas is one week from today. The excitement of children grows and the scurrying of adults increases. Imagine this date in 1941, however. Christmas is still one week from today, but Pearl Harbor occurred only 11 … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Remembered

It’s an early December Sunday, the first Sunday of the month, in fact. “Chattanooga Choo Choo” is the number one song on Billboard’s National Best Selling Retail Records chart, despite the fact that it is the “B” side to “I … Continue reading

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Ship Ahoy

Now that it’s dark by dinner time and there’s no baseball to watch, I highly recommend cozying up to a 1942 comedy called Ship Ahoy. Released in May of that year, that is just six months after Pearl Harbor, it … Continue reading

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WW II Blogs Worth Your Attention

World War II is inspiring a great deal of interesting writing out there and I have come across two fellow authors whom I believe my audience will enjoy. Those of you who attended Williamsport’s World War II Weekend this year … Continue reading

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Carrabelle’s WW II Museum Houses Memories

Even as the generation that fought World War II passes into memory, museums that commemorate their heroics are blossoming. An excellent example, that I recently had the pleasure of visiting, is the Camp Gordon Johnston WW II Museum in Carrabelle, … Continue reading

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Florida–And a Little World War II History–Here I Come!

I’ll be winging my way to Florida today to spend a week with Al. I’m sure there will be many adventures and lots of barbecue. In fact, in keeping with tradition, our first stop, which is just outside the Orlando-Sanford … Continue reading

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Princess Aloha, the Refugee from Waikiki

It’s always fun to read the ads in old newspapers, but one in particular that I came across recently really caught my attention. My friend Pat Wishart invited me to her home this past summer to look at some old … Continue reading

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