Tag Archives: WWII

WWII Chaplain saying Mass as the armor rolls in

One of our alert readers sent me the link to some spiffy footage from WWII.
A Catholic Mass being conducted by a Chaplain in Makin Islands, Kirabati during World War II.

I would still very much like to find someone to make … Continue reading

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Undeveloped photos from WWII found

One of you readers sent me a link to a great story at the Daily Mail about a man who bought 31 rolls of undeveloped film from the WWII era at an auction. Along with them were moving letters written … Continue reading

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Last original WWII Navajo Code Talker, a Marine, dies on the birthday of the Corps

The last Navajo Code Talker, Chester Nez, USMC died on 10 November 2014, the 239th birthday of the Corps. They played a vital role during WWII.
From AZCentral
Marine veteran Michael Smith wept Wednesday when he heard about the death of Chester … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Great book of documentary evidence about the Pontificate of Ven. Pius XII

I just received in the mail a copy of the 3rd edition of POPE PIUS XII AND WORLD WAR II: THE DOCUMENTED TRUTH : A Compilation of International Evidence Revealing the Wartime Acts of the Vatican.  (UK link HERE)
Wow.  Useful and … Continue reading

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Spitfires! Very cool story.

I saw this at Sancte Pater from the Daily Mail.
One of the coolest airplanes evvvver.
The new Battle of Burma: Find 20 buried Spitfires and make them fly
By Kirsty Walker
(Mail Online) Twenty brand-new RAF Spitfires could soon reach for the sky … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama objects to FDR’s D-Day prayer at the World War II Memorial

A reader alerted me to the following.  I cannot say that I am surprised.
Obama Administration Opposes FDR Prayer at WWII Memorial
By Todd Starnes
Published November 04, 2011
| FoxNews.com
Republican lawmakers and conservative activists are expressing outrage after the Obama administration announced its … Continue reading

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Lost and found

You never know what you are going to find.
This is a great video.

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