World War II

No Invitation Necessary

Listen to the second hand on your clock and every tick that goes by represents a man, woman, or child that was killed during WWII. Now imagine the ticking continues for almost two full years. The deadliest war in the history of mankind, 60 million people perished. Our nation led the way in a war that had to be won. Grown kids barely men, one day learning in school and the next learning to fight or... Read More »

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 »

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