Tag Archives: WWII

Friday Reblog – Pacific Paratrooper

We all have blogs we read all the time and Pacific Paratrooper is one I always look forward to reading.   Here’s the current post: https://pacificparatrooper.wordpress.com/2015/02/26/june-1942-3/ gpcox covers a lot of ground on history of WWII in the Pacific and related … Continue reading

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Day Trip – Castle Air Museum

It’s been sitting on the floor near my desk for several weeks – my father’s flag. When he died in 2001, the VA gave me his flag and we displayed it at his memorial service.  Then we bought one of … Continue reading

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The Memorial Day Post

My father served in WWII as a radar technician in the Army Coast Artillery Corps.  He didn’t see combat and did nothing heroic.  He spent three years siting on a rock in the Aleutian Islands polishing his radar set and … Continue reading

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The Memorial Day Post

On memorial day my thoughts always turn to my father.  I am not going to claim he was a great man or a brave hero.  He was just my father and taught me much about life.  Tomorrow after breakfast I’ll … Continue reading

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