Tag Archives: World War II

Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum, Gulfport – Mississippi Mondays October 12, 2020

Updated October 18, 2020 with museum hours added. For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to stay in my hometown after reading about a new museum, the Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum – http://www.browncondorassociation.com/index.html. I decided to choose Mississippi Aviation Heritage … Continue reading

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B-29 Doc adds Kansas Ride Weekend to complete 2020 season — B-29 Doc

The B-29 Superfortress known as Doc will bring its B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour to three cities in Kansas to wrap up the 2020 tour season The three-day event across three cities will include Wichita, Great Bend and Olathe, Friday, … Continue reading

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October 8 – Tyne Cot Cemetery. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

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Cruisin’ the Coast, South Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays October 5, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to detour to my home area. As a result of this post – Cruisin’ the Coast Traditions — Gulf Coast Moms Blog, original post – Cruisin’ the Coast Traditions — Gulf Coast Moms … Continue reading

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World-renowned architect and Hastings-born war hero Guy Natusch has been remembered as an “absolute gentleman”. The Hawke’s Bay architect and former World War II Royal New Zealand Navy Sub-lieutenant has died aged 99. — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

World-renowned Hawke’s Bay architect Guy Natusch dies aged 99 4 Oct, 2020 9:36am  3 minutes to read Hawke’s Bay architect and war veteran Guy Natusch has been remembered as a “absolute gentleman” following his passing, aged 99. Photo / File … Continue reading

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Molly Lamb Bobak, Canada’s first female official war artist overseas: A Co-Lab challenge — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Krista Cooke Molly Lamb Bobak, the first female official war artist overseas, is arguably the Second World War painter who best captured Canadian women’s experiences of military life. In 1942, Molly Lamb (later Bobak) was fresh out of art … Continue reading

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Ted Crosby – An Ace in a Day — Pacific Paratrooper

As Ted Crosby watched, Yamato’s giant, 18-inch guns hit the water, their enormous weight probably helping the battleship capsize. Suddenly, Yamato’s No. 1 magazine exploded, sending up a huge coil of smoke and flame that could be seen for over 100 miles. … Continue reading

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Townsquare Museum and Post Office, Pontotoc – Mississippi Mondays September 28, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I checked out Pontotoc in Pontotoc County, and chose the Townsquare Museum and Post Office –  https://www.townsquaremuseum.org/ as this week’s choice. Not sure how much I will find. As usual, check with them before visiting … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Corporal Ed Bearrs, USMC and Chief Historian of the National Parks Service – 1923 – 2020

When I was looking at Find-A-Grave last night, I checked out the Famous section by most recent additions. I noticed that Ed Bearrs https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/105706134/edwin-cole-bearss was listed. I met Ed Bearrs one time. In fact, he has an indirect connection to … Continue reading

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September 24 – Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI

HRH Prince Charles at the 75th-anniversary remembrance of Operation Market Garden. Today’s Roll includes one of the first RAF casualties from Coleraine, Edmond McLaughlin in 1918; a school teacher from Newtownards whose brother was serving with US forces. and a … Continue reading

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