Tag Archives: World War II

USAAF 1945 Stinson L-5/G Sentinel L-Bird First Start Lycoming O-435 – YouTube Video

Liked this plane – USAAF 1945 Stinson L-5/G Sentinel L-Bird First Start Lycoming O-435: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPD2_0tNH0Q (around 1:56 minutes long).

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Bloody Battlefields: The Story Of Omaha – YouTube Video

Continuing my week-long honoring of D-Day, here’s another YouTube video on the subject – Bloody Battlefields: The Story Of Omaha Beach (D-Day Documentary) | Timeline: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbHPcg9zcDw (around 46:07 minutes long).

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The Longest Day: 75 Things You Don’t Need to Know – YouTube Video

This is one of my favorite movies as well – The Longest Day: 75 Things You Don’t Need to Know: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlwX1arei-4 (about 25:39 minutes long).

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10 Everyday Inventions You Owe to World War 2 – FindMyPast

For some reason, this popped up on FindMyPast yesterday high on the list, but it’s a November 2015 article – 10 Everyday Inventions You Owe to World War 2: https://blog.findmypast.com/10-everyday-inventions-you-owe-to-ww2-1434543995.html.  I knew about many of them, but a few were new … Continue reading

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12 Incredible D-Day Stories – FindMyPast

Thank you to FindMyPast’s Niall Cullen for this article – 12 Incredible D-Day Stories – FindMyPast: https://blog.findmypast.com/12-incredible-d-day-stories-2638713161.html. What really happened during the Normandy landings, as told by the men who were there D-Day took place on Tuesday 6 June 1944. … Continue reading

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D Day 75 th Anniversary. — willowdot21

This week we are all saying thank you to all the soldiers who gave so much for us on the beaches of Normandy. Americans, English, French and Belgium troops. The D Day Remembrance Services. Without Death, Bloodshed and Suffering Without … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of D-Day and a FREE Record Weekend — Hound on the Hunt

FREE Access Weekend June 6th marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Allied troops stormed German defenses on the beaches of Normandy, France that day. 277 more words via 75th Anniversary of D-Day and a FREE Record … Continue reading

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12 Images of D-Day From The Artists Who Were There — Through the Shattered Lens

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On this day, in 1944, the Allied forces landed at the beaches of Normandy and, against overwhelming odds, began the liberation of Nazi-occupied France and later all of Western Europe. At least 4,400 … Continue reading

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My Grandfather’s Emotional Return to the D-Day Beaches – FindMyPast

I saw this on FindMyPast a few minutes ago and decided it was a great way to honor D-Day – My Grandfather’s Emotional Return to the D-Day Beaches: https://blog.findmypast.com/a-dday-veterans-return-to-normandy-2638712712.html. Note: Alex Cox is the person who usually posts the FindMyPast … Continue reading

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William Tully Brown, USMC Navajo Code Talker, Passes Over — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

USMC Veteran, William Tully Brown, Navajo Code Talker, wearing his uniform for the last time when he swabbed to provide his DNA for posterity. What a legacy this man leaves, literally from the beginning of his life to the very … Continue reading

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