Tweet My childhood spanned the late 1960s and early 1970s. In San Francisco, a few things were clear: policemen were pigs; troops were baby killers; and veterans were crazy drug addicts. Those older than I — say in their late teens through late 30s — were openly hostile to the military. There was no back [...]
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Tweet I do not believe there is anyone in the world who knows more about America’s military plans against Japan in the waning years of WWII than D. M. Giangreco. If you ever have any questions or curiosity about the subject, just check out his bibliography, and you shall find answers. On that same page, [...]
Tweet I always have a difficult time on Veterans’ Day, trying to figure out what to say. Words seem very inadequate to the task of thanking those who have given so much to defend the freedoms that we often take for granted. My mind becomes a kalaidoscopic jumble of images — sepia photos of putti [...]