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COMMENTARY | A Savior When You Need It Most: A Christmas Message Delivered Amid The Blood And Snow Of Bastogne

COMMENTARY | A Savior When You Need It Most: A Christmas Message Delivered Amid The Blood And Snow Of Bastogne

VIRGINIA KRUTA ASSOCIATE EDITOR   Just days before Christmas in 1944, my grandfather — SSG William Franklin Greenplate — was embedded with the rest of the 12th Armored Group in the tiny village of Longvilly, Belgium. Nestled in the rolling hills of the Ardennes forest, Longvilly was just north of the Luxembourg border and just […]

Traveling through Time – Remember | Observations During a Europa Trip (Part V)

Traveling through Time – Remember | Observations During a Europa Trip (Part V)

    By Sigrid Weidenweber   As we observed in previous reports, every country visited by our ship shows the scars and psychological wounds of WW II together with residual damage from Russian and Communist occupation and governance. Henceforth we will travel through countries that were involved in the war but were spared Soviet occupation […]

Photographic Journey to Pearl Harbor today – A Visit to Remember that day of Infamy

Photographic Journey to Pearl Harbor today – A Visit to Remember that day of Infamy

The photos are by local Newbury Park resident, William Hicks. Mr. Hicks takes us on a visit to this site of honor, using his camera to capture an impression of the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.  The Arizona went down on December 7th 1941.  She was struck by a bomb, her magazine blowing […]

Exclusive showing of “Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan” Presented By Ventura County Chapter of the Ninety-Nines

Exclusive showing of “Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan” Presented By Ventura County Chapter of the Ninety-Nines

Hosts:        Ventura County Ninety-Nines (VC99s). What:         Exclusive showing of “Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan” When:        9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Saturday, February 11th Where:       Department of Airports, Camarillo Airport, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA  Upstairs meeting room Why:    The Emmy award-winning […]