Tag Archives: #War

Readers, Today’s National V-J Day

Though August 15, 1945 is when the officials announced the surrender of Japan, ending the second world war, they didn’t actually sign their surrender until September 2, 1945. We remember this important day because it brought peace after six horrific years of hellish conditions, which irrevocably altered our world forever. You can learn more as well as find GREAT BOOKS

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National Spirit of ’45 Day

The Spirit of ’45 Day is about honoring the “can-do attitude” of the Greatest Generation. These are the brave ordinary heroes who endured the world wars, specifically WWII. We celebrate this observance in conjunction with V-J Day, which is when the armistice was signed in 1945, effectively ending the war. The hope is to continue instilling the same level of inspiration, perseverance,

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My Book Review of Kind: a Christmas short story of post-WWII Munich

Kind: a Christmas short story of post-WWII Munich by Kellyn Roth My rating: 5 of 5 stars A Heartwarming Gem! I didn’t know what to redirect from this short story. I’ve just been on a reading jag that includes WWI and WWII material. Thankfully, I found this little gem!! I absolutely loved this story. It transcends time and retains its

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My Book Review of GIRLS ON THE LINE

Girls on the Line by Aimie K. Runyan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Another View of WWI & Womanhood I loved this story. It was real to history and powerful while maintaining patriotism, romance, and action. It gave a truthful depiction of society in the early 1900s but still offered a story of sisterhood, empowerment, and “class” is found

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I’LL TAKE MY CHANCES

I’LL TAKE MY CHANCES A fictionalized account of war by the son of a career soldier, Gary Turner Available in paperback and e-book format worldwide!! The story begins in the 1850’s and sets the stage for generational visions and wisdom sharing through the character of Walking Thunder. More than a century ago, most whites gave little credence to such notions.

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