Tag Archives: American Battle Monuments Commission

MIA

Missing in Action can mean a lot of things. In this case, it refers to my Uncle John, the youngest of my Mother’s four brothers.┬áJohn was 19 years of age when he entered the service in the spring of 1943. … Continue reading

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In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks still bravely singing fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead: Short days ago, We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, … Continue reading

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Remember

They came to us as chubby cheeked sons and daughters. We rocked them, taught them to walk and ride a bicycle, helped them with homework and then waved as they went off to fight a war that was supposed to … Continue reading

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