Tag Archives: WW II
A virtual reunion, in these times, but once people are able to travel again, they plan an in-person one, too. https://tinyurl.com/y8h2n693 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/15/us-soldier-reunites-with-italian-children-he-almost-shot-during-second-world-war?fbclid=IwAR0D58MI6Vy-EKcYPl8YAapTP1Z5hLqnu7B6Tkn9vlRY5PY24-jNJ66USnU
In times of war, even the very young can prove themselves heroes. Though it sometimes takes a long time for their contributions to be officially acknowledged. https://www.yahoo.com/news/frances-youngest-wartime-resistance-war-165754148.html
Music has helped both civilians and troops get through wars.
Question: British humourist, Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (P.G. Wodehouse), was born October 15th, 1881 and died on Valentine’s Day, 1975 at the age of ninety-three. During his lifetime he lived in England, France, and the United States, and wrote most of his (many) books and stories in those countries. Where was he when he wrote […]
Though not born until the decade following the war, I had what the (mostly very young) fliers did for Britain sufficiently impressed upon me to sometimes be conscious of it when I rode my bike along the, by then, disused, aerodrome between Oxford and Grove. And it was certainly always remembered and valued by those […]
The prequel to my Time Rose series was released on August 1st. Generations Five For centuries, the Time Rose medallion has taken the children of a history-loving family into the past to restore the life paths of children whose own histories have been altered. When all such paths have been set to rights, a final […]
Even with most kids still out of school for the foreseeable, they can be kept tuned into history with part of the word – a story, because, as Rudyard Kipling once said, “If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” Consider these historical facts: Back in Shakespeare’s day, plays […]