My father's World War II generation gave a lot and suffered a lot. But our country did right by them when they came home. They were able to go to college and find jobs. They led pleasant lives and watched their children grow up in peace.
The story of FDR as U.S. Commander in Chief is a heroic war story of a president who had already overcome great adversity in facing polio, but who went on to take the reins of our armed forces in the greatest conflagration in human history -- on our behalf.
As a lawyer, I long ago learned an important lesson: If you want to settle an argument, take time to figure out how the other side sees the facts. You...
Our veterans deserve much, much better. And of course, as far as I'm concerned, a lot more parades.
Although we are all aware of the remarkable leadership and sacrifice of great generals of wars past and present, it is the silence of those men and women who died during combat that speaks so clearly to the meaning of bravery and patriotism.
Each May, we celebrate Memorial Day, remembering the men and women who have fought to defend our shores throughout the history of our country. Women f...
Our father was a commercial artist and designer who also worked with home improvement design. He taught art and interior design classes in the Phil...
"Your style of editing leaves a lot to be desired. The job you did on my last article was so emasculated, the thrust of what I intended was lost in translation."
The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks is the crossroads of New Mexico's diverse history and culture, filled with natural wonders and incredible hunting and recreational opportunities.
Currently, the U.S. has three peace museums nationwide. However, there is no shortage of memorials and museums that highlight our weapons, technology, and bombs.
I came across these notes from a speech he typed up on an old piece of scrap paper. From what I can tell, he was addressing a group of young soldiers, probably around the early 1960's.
If Rupert Brooke, the British World War I poet whose sonnet The Soldier immortalised the sacrifice made by the hundreds of thousands who fell in 'some...
If you look closely, there is evidence that local politics can still be critically important. The real advances made, for example, in a host of issues.
As a child in bomb-pocked London, chocolate symbolized Sadie's tie to family, to luxury and to a vague recollection of life without war.
More than anything else, the average mother is concerned about the health, welfare and safety of her children.
Victory Day marks the end of the Great Patriotic War after Germany's surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945.