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Lest We Forget – 6 June 1944

Today I’m remembering those that stormed the Normandy landing beaches seventy years ago. Among those that landed on 6 June 1944 were my father and uncle. My father was part of the Utah Beach landing with the 12th Infantry Regiment, … Continue reading

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Friday’s Faces From the Past – 1943 – Jimmy Doran and Friends

This lovely old photograph was taken in 1943 at Camp Gordon, in Augusta, Georgia, now called Fort Gordon. Jimmy Doran, of Harrison, New Jersey, is squatting in front on the right, with a buddy’s arm thrown over his shoulder, and … Continue reading

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