WWII


“All History is Personal:” August 1961

US Tank at Ckpt Charlie

The year 1961 was eventful for several reasons.  It marked the centennial of the Civil War, the first manned space flights, the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, and the inauguration of John F. Kennedy, among other events. In August, 1961, my father, then a captain in the United States Army, was sent on temporary duty from his post in …Continue reading →

August 2014
S M T W T F S
« Sep    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Archives