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The Train And The Free Canteen

The free canteen for soldiers traveling by train across the US, is one of the many inspirational stories of WWII and is a captivating snapshot of support on the homefront. A grassroots effort across our country meant that trains were being met by volunteers who prepared and served free sandwiches, coffee, cookies, cakes, gifts, and they would give away magazines and other items, but best of all th... Read More »

We’ll Meet Again

It’s something we all know but don’t think about, we are losing our most precious of generations at a staggering rate. The youngest of those stationed at Pearl Harbor when we were attacked in 1941, are now in their late eighties. Another decade and most that are still with us, will leave us. Please remember.. The old guy in front of you driving slow, aggravatingly slow, may have helped... Read More »

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