Operation Magic Carpet: Veteran’s Day, 1945
November 11, 2020
Recently, we marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. But in fact, for most of those who had done the fighting, the War did not end on September 2, 1945, because they were still in uniform and very far from home. Veteran’s Day, November 11, 1945, found more than eight million…
Born on The Day of Infamy!
December 7, 2017
When your birthday is December 7th (as mine is), you grow up well aware of what happened on that date in 1941. Back in the 1950s and ‘60s when I was a schoolgirl, I took this reality for granted. “When’s your birthday?” “December 7th.” A wide-eyed step backward—an apprehensive look… as though I had a…