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Tag Archives: World War II
June 6, 2014 – Remembering the 70th anniversary of D-Day. This post was originally published in 2011 after our trip to Normandy. Rangers Lead The Way! Pointe Du Hoc The Pointe Pointe Du Hoc is an amazing piece of shoreline. … Continue reading
My friends and family are all together this weekend, observing Memorial Day in the U.S. It is on occasions like this one that I lament being so far away. Even so, I want to express my appreciation to all … Continue reading
Here is my continuing story of our trip to Mt. Tavurvur in Rabaul on the South Pacific island of New Britain. See Part I. Thankfully, our journey across the bay was smooth and uneventful. Skipper Chris rounded the point in … Continue reading
Matthew 16:25–26 (HCSB) — 25 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will find it. 26 What will it benefit a man if he gains the whole world yet … Continue reading
There is a place so beautiful, so serene it is hard to imagine the violence and bloodshed responsible for its creation. Though located on the Normandy coast of France, it is officially American soil and filled with American soldiers. This … Continue reading