Tag Archives: World War II

The National WWII Museum – Why New Orleans?

…A Wooden boat! The World War II (WWII) Museum was founded in New Orleans in 2000, and, in 2003, designated the official national museum of WWII by the U.S. Congress. Major expansions were completed in 2013 and 2014 that helped … Continue reading

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“Have You Seen the Concrete Ship at Cape May?”

“Have you seen the concrete ship at Cape May?” my boss asked after I mentioned I had been to the cape over the weekend.* Not only had I not seen it, I had never even heard of “concrete ships.” It … Continue reading

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Why I Should Have Enlisted in the Navy

This is more of a personal note to my daughters, but it is a story I would tell anyone if I had the occasion. I was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and spent my first three years there. And, here is … Continue reading

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