I came across The Sam Carlile Story – A World War II Veteran’s Remembrances on eBay and immediately ordered the book, which came with a signed photograph. I was thrilled when I received a message and recent photographs from Mr. Carlile through eBay! Mr. Carlile is a World War II 8th Air Force Veteran. His […]
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.
Flying Fish on “R & R” … These photographs were in the collection of Lt Robert Smith and depict a little “R & R” while visiting Cape Cod, Massachusetts. ‘Me’ would be Lt Robert “Bobby” Smith, and his friends are Lt. D.H. Stouch and Hyman. No other identification is marked on the photographs, but it […]
Pounding waves. Pounding hearts. The weight of fear now crashing the shore. The roar of engines. Men barking orders. Men screaming in agony. Silent screams now frozen on the faces Of men who lay on their graves of sand. Unchained from a united hell. Their souls linger with those still living – Who must make […]