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Four Chaplains Day

Four Chaplains Day: February 3rd commemorates the day that four Army chaplains gave their lives to save others who were serving on the U.S.A.T. Dorchester, which had been torpedoed by a German submarine. Through the ensuing chaos Army chaplains Lt. George L. Fox, Lt. Alexander D. Goode, Lt. John P. Washington, and Lt. Clark V. Poling, […]

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Across 10,000 Miles

Across Ten Thousand Miles … By popular request, this World War II-era  Gruen Watch Company magazine advertisement was reprinted as a postcard in later years. This particular post card was used as a promotional piece by ROYAL JEWELERS – “Tennessee Leading Jewelers” – Knoxville & Mayville GRUEN … MAKERS OF THE PRECISION WATCH … AND PRECISION INSTRUMENTS […]

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World War II Books

World War II Book Recommendations Helmet for My Pillow by Robert Leckie *Read our Book Review Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters by Dick Winters & Cole C. Kingseed The Things […]

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World War II Resources

Dates: 1 September 1939 – 2 September 1945 Awards, Decorations, and Medals Army & Army Air Forces Good Conduct Medal (PDF) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (PDF) Military Heraldry A Visual Guide to U.S. Army Rank Insignia (PDF) A Visual Guide to U.S. Army Air Forces Rank Insignia (PDF) Miscellaneous Selective Service Draft Registrations Victory Mail […]

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War

Throughout history man has been at war with man. From neighbor versus neighbor to country versus country, man has been willing to battle for anything from the petty to the noblest of ideals. The price of war always comes at a high cost. Destruction and ruin are difficult to overcome, but the cost of a […]

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