Tag Archives: World War II

Rosie the Riveter

With men off to war and production needs increasing dramatically, the U.S. government launched a propaganda campaign during World War II to pull women into factory jobs traditionally held by men.  During the course of World War II, more than … Continue reading

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Photo of the week: women of the Marines

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5 condolences: Pearl Harbor survivors

In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, we pause to reflect and to share 5 condolence messages for Pearl Harbor survivors:

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World War II Memorial Site

With the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor just two days away, World War II veterans have been on my mind. So I decided to spend some time reading obituaries and tributes in Legacy.com’s World War II Memorial … Continue reading

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Love letters from WWII

Jennie Lombardo was 15 and Frank Caputo was 22 when he joined the Army to serve in World War II. And that was the beginning of him sending love letters to her. Jennie and Frank married after the war and … Continue reading

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The Greatest Generation: paying tribute to World War II veterans

The recent death of Dick Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous in “Band of Brothers,” was a reminder of how many members of the Greatest Generation are dying each day.  My father-in-law served … Continue reading

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