Tag Archives: World War II

Two Days in Tucson, Part I

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[CATEGORIES: Photography, Travel Photography, Aircraft.] [Click on single photos to enlarge.  Click on enlargement to get realllllly big.  For group photos click on any photo to enlarge and view group in a slide show.  Photo info is in lower right … Continue reading

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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

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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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Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl [Updated]

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[CATEGORIES: Literature, Reading, Book Review] Check your pulse if you haven’t heard of Anne Frank the young Jewish girl who kept a diary of her family’s hiding in Amsterdam for 2 years (1942-1944) during WWII, only to be found and … Continue reading

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