Category Archives: World War II

“A Day that will live on in Infamy” President Franklin D. Roosevelt

He was referring to December 7, 1941.  It was the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Although the attack took place in the morning, the news reached  most of the mainland U.S.  in the early afternoon. It was a … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Victims of Terrorism in Paris

I apologize for not posting this sooner.  I schedule some of my posts in advance and was very busy yesterday.  I will reschedule the ones for yesterday and today for next weekend. Clearly there were many failures in France,  but … Continue reading

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Another personal note

Today would have been my parents 70th Wedding Anniversary.  I remember I took them out for a nice quiet dinner overlooking the golf course in 1994, their fiftieth.  I was 45 years old and they were both in their 80’s. … Continue reading

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Back to the State of Nature?

Instapundit linked to a shocking and scary article by Maryn McKenna on the shrinking effectiveness of antibiotic drugs.  This is a subject that strikes very close to home.  In my novel,  The Catrobat, Captain Dan Boyd who is loosely based on … Continue reading

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Remembering Veteran’s Day

Today is Veteran’s Day, formerly known as Armistice Day.  It is a day to remember Veterans of all of our wars, but I think mostly of my father on this day.  He was a World War II veteran, somewhat older … Continue reading

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