Here’s a glimpse at the Christmas dinner menu enjoyed by the Tenth Army headquartered at Schofield Barracks on Oahu, Hawaii on Christmas Day of 1944. See anything to add to your menu this year? Personally, we like that they were sure to include the cigars. You can see what the Tenth Army’s 1944 Thanksgiving Menu looked like here. From […]
Wreaths Across America will be held tomorrow, 14 December 2019. Consider how you can honor our Veterans and their families this Christmas: Volunteer to place wreaths in a participating cemetery near you. Sponsor a wreath or two. Visit a local cemetery and spend some time contemplating the sacrifices of these brave men and women who […]
John Sherman Lathrop was a student at the University of Illinois when the United States entered into World War I – he was also a soldier, first of the Illinois National Guard and then of the famed 42nd Infantry Division in France during 1918.
Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hope and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, […]
This book is the story of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Edward A. Carter, Jr., who was one of the African-American service members denied the Medal during World War II.