Tag: D-Day History

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Thirty-six year-old Charles H. Robbins was a recently widowed father of several young children – including my then 5 year old future mother – when he received his draft notice in 1942, at the nadir of World War II. He had registered for the draft two years earlier. From the allied perspective, it was the […]

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My uncle, Arnold “Arnie” Larson, passed away late last month.  His memorial service and funeral are Friday, “today” for most people on here, starting at 11am Pacific time.  With military honors.  I wasn’t planning to mention it here, but he deserves recognition.  I’ll just say that he was a 19-year-old anti-aircraft gunner on an LST […]

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