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I'm not going to debate whether anything described below is right or wrong or results in better outcomes. I just want to give you insight into the insanity of the environment under which public ...
by fugitive
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 07:33 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
June 2014 Celebrating another month of incredible work from the White House Photographers. A look inside the White House for the month of June. All photographs were taken by the White House ...
by bsegel
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 05:47 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
My dad commanded a Landing Ship Medium (LSM) in the Pacific for much of WWII but on June 6, 1944 he supported the landings on Omaha Beach in Normandy. Six months prior to the invasion he had ...
by murphthesurf3
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
WXXI Video http://youtu.be/_0ELh7WFuAI The historic C-47 has completed its transatlantic crossing, and is currently at Ramstein Air Base in Germany , before heading to Normandy, France for ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed May 28, 2014 at 10:01 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
This is a quick post pointing to a NY Times story about a WW II C-47 that will be heading out from Geneseo, NY across the Atlantic to once more fly over Normandy. ...But on Thursday, a ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 09:09 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
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Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 08:41 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
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Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 09:25 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Hill 147 Hill 192 St. Lo Arromanches Point du Hoc Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, Sword Pegasus Bridge Caen Bereigny Bastogne St. Mere-Eglise Le Cambe Beny-sur-Mer Bayeux Colleville-sur-...
by khowell
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 08:40 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
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Comment Count 119 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
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Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
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Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:49 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The former RAF Keevil, Wiltshire, 2006 This is for exlrrp , and for all those who have 'stood in the door'
by shortfinals
Comment Count 76 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 36 Recommends
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Comment Count 89 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 47 Recommends
Last night I posted up two CBS News reports about a widow of a WWII pilot and her attempts to find out what happened to him. For her and for years all she knew was he was MIA or just plain missing. ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 05:04 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
That was MIA to Wife here for years. Remember 'freedom fries', remember all the bashing of the French in that 'old Europe' not to many years back. Well you might want to catch these two reports on ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 05:50 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This is the third in a diary series covering a trip I took to Normandy. the first one is [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/06/06/982504/--D-Day-Memories-and-a-Stroll-Down-Omaha-Beach,-Part-1?...
by exlrrp
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 09:20 AM PDT with 70 Recommends
This is the 2d part of an extended diary on my trip to Normandy, where I went in 2003. You can see a lot of this really well on Google Earth. I'v blogged more about my military experience [http://www.
by exlrrp
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 10:35 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
(Note: this got to be too big for one diary so I'm making it into 2 or 3 parts) In honor of the 67th anniversary of D Day I thought I'd write about my trip there. One of the most moving experiences ...
by exlrrp
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 05:53 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
Who is Bill Millin, you might ask. He was the Scottish piper who is best remembered for piping the troops ashore at Normandy on D-Day. Bill Millin was on Sword Beach with the 51st Highlanders, ...
by Otteray Scribe
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 05:34 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
President Obama in Normandy earlier today: Full ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat Jun 06, 2009 at 07:40 PM PDT with 0 Recommends