Mark Wayne Clark September an Anglo-American force under General Mark Clark landed at the beachhead in Salerno, 30 miles south of Naples. Kesselring had anticipated this move & managed to hold the Allies back in their bridgehead for six days.
This man’s name was inscribed on the POW bracelet I wore in the early 1970s. It is a blessing to know that he returned to the US and continued to serve for many years. I give Memorial Day thanks in his honor, along with gratitude to all who serve honorably and selflessly for freedom and peace.
Mexican border fence.
Ray Wiseman in He spent most of his 27 years in the Air Force fixing high tech communication equipment around the world.
Men of the 1st Royal Norfolks, 3rd Division, clearing enemy resistance in Kervenheim, Germany, 3 March 1945.
A US Marine uses an M2 flamethrower on Iwo Jima March 1945.