Tag Archives: WW 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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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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Trailer for The Secret of Their Midnight Tears

Hope you enjoy this trailer for The Secret of Their Midnight Tears. I thought this work of fiction was best illustrated by real people and mementos taken from my mom’s scrapbooks.

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World War II Became More Than Just “A Thing”

World War II was only 12 years in the past when I was born. For me, “the war” was this thing. Clearly, it was the focal point of my parents’ lives and of the lives of all their friends, but … Continue reading

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The Day of Infamy is Fading

Today, of course, marks the 74th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. I say, “of course,” but for many young people now, it’s not a matter of course. It’s a matter of history, and World War II has been … Continue reading

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