World War II

A Tenth Army Christmas Dinner, 1944

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 […]

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Book Review: The Sam Carlile Story

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 […]

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Veteran Snapshots: Flying Fish

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 […]

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George Mell Letters
World War II

George Mell

George Mell and Jean Craig: A World War II Love Story It is always bittersweet to find old letters that have been discarded. While excited to be able to preserve these treasures, it is difficult to know that these prized possessions are no longer with family. Such is the case with a bundle of letters […]

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