Tag Archive for ‘World War II’

After the War is Over

I’ve been looking through old magazines again. The war was winding down by the time this one came out. No battle scenes graced the cover, just kids learning to sail. It’s full of hopeful ads. Oh, what a beautiful kitchen we’ll have! I can plan it all myself between chores! Won’t Mother be amazed? Note the fine print: We’re still in war production! But after the war you can have […]

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The Pacific

While we were in Fredericksburg last weekend on our journey to see the wildflowers, my little family stopped in at the National Museum of the Pacific War. Back in the middle ’90s, when it was called the Nimitz Museum, The Big M and I had gone there and poked around in what was little more than a giant shed housing broken down planes and guns from World War II. It […]

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