Fury, One of the Best WW2 Films in a Long Time

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Last night I went to see the movie Fury with a couple of my friends (Mike and Linda). Fury is the latest film starring Brad Pitt, set in the last days of World War 2. It is the story of a tank crew of a M4E8 Sherman tank, and their ...

D-Day, 68 Years Later

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

68 years ago today, the Normandy Invasion took place. This would put one of the final nails into the coffin of Hitler’s regime, bring about the liberation of France and the rest of Western Europe, and cost thousands of Allied lives. One of the bloodiest battles in WWII, those who ...

Rest Well, Major Winters

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

I read about it first on BigPeace last night, and one of my writing partners on LibertySF has also written about this. Major Richard "Dick" Winters has passed away at the age of 92. He was the company commander of Easy Company, 2nd, Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry, of the 101st Air ...

Pearl Harbor 68 Years After

Monday, December 7th, 2009

It was 68 years ago today that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, bringing the United States into World War 2. The Empire of Japan planned and executed the surprise attack; although their intentions were to have a Declaration of War delivered just prior to the beginning of the attack, that ...