A break from the ancestral posts today.
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the US Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Take time to honor those servicemen and women who lost their lives that morning and those who served at Pearl, in Europe, the Pacific or on the home front during the rest of WWII.
Journalist Tom Brokaw labeled them "The Greatest Generation." Along with naval, air and land forces from our allies, men and women working behind the scenes and on the frontlines in military intelligence, and the partisan fighters in Europe and Asia [especially the Philippines] they defeated Fascism and Imperialism.