Category Archives: Veterans

Code Talker by Chester Nez and Judith Scheiss Avila

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[CATEGORIES: Book Review, WWII, veterans.] Subtitled: “The first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII”, by Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila. Code talkers were Navajo Indians who developed an unbreakable English-Navajo-English code used … Continue reading

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Timberwolves Reunion Albuquerque – Sunday

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[CATEGORIES: Travel, WWII, Veterans.] Sunday morning is the traditional memorial service for the WWII veterans of the 104th Infantry Division.  Sunday evening we have the formal banquet dinner and dance. We have ‘official’ speeches’ by VA chaplain Ronald, Timberwolf vet Bob, … Continue reading

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Timberwolves Reunion Albuquerque – Saturday Night

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[CATEGORIES: Travel, WWII, Veterans.] We should finish Saturday night.  The Beer Bust and Raffle. Maj. Gen. (Ret.) T.K. Moffat, former Commander of the 104th Infantry Training Division for 4 years and 2 months, is from Tupelo, Mississippi, the home of … Continue reading

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Timberwolves Reunion Albuquerque – Saturday

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[CATEGORIES: Travel, WWII, Veterans.] [This post may load slowly as there are a lot of pictures in a single gallery.] Bus tours are finished for the weekend.  Today it is Pups General Meeting, Ladies Luncheon, Men’s Canteen, Midday Entertainment, Reunion … Continue reading

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Timberwolves Reunion Albuquerque – Friday

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[CATEGORIES: Travel, WWII, Veterans.] I’m not posting everyday on this trip. Trust me. I know this. Really.  These pix are mainly for the benefit of those that hang out at the Timberwolves Facebook site and couldn’t attend the reunion. I … Continue reading

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Timberwolves in Albuquerque, Thursday sampler

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[CATEGORIES: Travel, WWII, Veterans.] For the uninitiated the Timberwolves here are WWII veterans of the 104th Infantry Division’s campaign from Normandy to Torgau, Germany near Berlin ending 68 years ago (1944-1945). Though I don’t have a count we have a … Continue reading

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Timberwolves Europe 2013. Extra Days, Prague. 17 May.

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[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) The last day.  We’ve had a great trip but we’ll be glad to get home. We … Continue reading

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