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The last year of WWII, I turned seven. Being raised east of San Diego, while the war was raging in the Pacific, exposed me to sights probably not all kids my age experienced. Here are a few of them.
All survivors from that period probably remember ration books and that most families took their grease to the butcher shop where, someplace else, it was rendered into soap. All cans were saved for recycling, and gasoline and tires were rationed so there were not near as many unnecessary trips as people take today. The preceding was probably the norm across the country.
Being near San Diego with its shipyards and aircraft factories, resulted in virtually miles of camouglage netting. I can remember this well because of the square shadows dancing on the ground when the wind blew. We had blackout curtains in the house and periodically there were blackout exercises. Local wardens backed by deputy sheriffs enforced the blackout restrictions.
All day long the sky was filled with silver aircraft, the aluminum shining bright in the sun. The planes had not yet received the coats of paint they would receive before entering the war zone. San Diego was not just a staging area for aircraft. There was a bivouac area down the road where we lived. After dark, tanks, half-tracks, ducks and trucks, in seemingly endless numbers, were driven into San Diego or loaded on lowboys for transport ship-side at the docks. The paved road in front of our little house was reduced to sand and dust by the grinding of treads. And the house shook every time a column rumbled past. One group of marines, a mechanized force, took our family dog when they left. But they had my parents permission. There are other memories, some not pleasant, that I might share in the future. ThesauRuss
It just be gettin pertier and pertier in here all the time. since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, If I be holdin it, it be beautiful.
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A Danish war museum says it found German U-boat U-3523 embedded on the sea floor, quashing years of speculation.
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The remains of the USS Indianapolis, which delivered parts of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, and was later sunk by a Japanese submarine, have been found.
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Two medieval mummies from a mystery Arctic civilization have been discovered at the edge of Siberia. The remains of an adult and baby were found in the Zelenyy Yar necropolis, an archaeological complex first discovered in 1997, and were covered in copper-with the adult having been plated from head to
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The family bible is a family's connection to the past and future. It connects an entire family across generations to their history, to their faith and provides an understanding of who their ancestors were. Family bibles often contain locks of hair, photographs, newspaper articles in addition to names, dates of birth, death and marriages.
FREEDOM: "to secure the Blessings of Liberty" explores the stories of Lancastrians who sought, fought for, lived in, and were denied freedom over the course of 300 years. They are stories of hope, joy, struggle, and survival from Penn's Holy Experiment through the 21st century.
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Fastnacht Day: February 28 at
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Fastnacht Day will be celebrated at the York County History Center’s Historical Society Museum on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. – noon. The Friends of the History Center will serve fastnachts, coffee, tea and hot chocolate at the Museum, located at 250 E. Market Street, York.
This free event is held each year as the Friends’ “thank you” to the community for their support throughout the year. Fastnacht Day originated with Pennsylvania Germans on Shrove Tuesday, when all fat had to be removed from the home before Lent.
The Friends hold fundraising events all year to benefit the programs and exhibits of the History Center.
York, Pa., really is the center of the universe, especially when you consider its place in historical events. Local historian June Lloyd looks at how things have converged on our hometown, past and present.
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Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society has added a new field trip to the 2016 schedule of events. Get a new view of historic sights in Lancaster and Lebanon with the upcoming field trip, "The Trail of Greenywalt's Boys."
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That spring morning in 1927 could not have been more beautiful, one of the students would later recall. The Bath Consolidated School just outside East Lansing, Mich., was holding final exams, but before the morning bell rang on May 18, 1927, children ran and played outside. Peals of laughter could be heard.
ATLANTA (AP) - More than 70 years ago, a U.S. Army plane dubbed "Hot as Hell" was headed for India on a supply mission. It never arrived, and no one went looking for the doomed aircraft or the eight men on board because military officials had no way of pinpointing where it went down.
BOSTON (AP) - The sword that belonged to the commanding officer of the first all-black regiment raised in the North during the U.S. Civil War has been recovered after being lost to history for more than 150 years. The British-made sword carried into battle by Col.
An upcoming book seeks to find the links between the fable of Frankenstein and a brutal Philadelphia mass murder that occurred nearly 50 years after the release of the famous novel. In "The Face of a Monster: America's Frankenstein," Delaware author Patricia Earnest Suter revisits the gruesome killings of eight people at the hands of Anton Probst in 1866.
Norman Gray, a fresh-faced 19-year-old was shipped off to France in 1914 to fight in World War I. Now his diary resurfaced, documenting the horrors of war.