Tag Archive | Korean War

A Dying Comrade and the Medal of Honor-Two American Heroes

A Dying Comrade and the Medal of Honor-Two American Heroes

There is an interesting article in the Spring issue of AARP. I am not a member of AARP but a friend gave me a copy knowing of my interest in history. The article features nine short stories from veterans that reflect their personal memories of the conflicts they were involved in from World War 2 […]

The Cotton Boll Conspiracy | Out of the South cometh the whirlwind

Medal of Honor recipient found after 62 years More than 60 years after Army Lt. Col. Don C. Faith Jr., died at the brutal Battle of Chosin Reservoir in late 1950, the Medal of Honor recipient’s remains have been recovered and interred at Arlington National Cemetery. Read more at… via The Cotton Boll Conspiracy | […]

An Uncle I Never Knew

My uncle Leo (Leonard) was only twenty-one when he died. I never knew him but found a picture of him holding me when I was a baby of nine  months old. It appears he is laughing and delighted to be holding his tiny 9 month old nephew. I know Leo only from what mom had […]