WW II UNITS
If you were in WW II or know someone that was, the link below has Unit stories of some of the many Hospital and Medical Units that were overseas during that time. Just click the link and scroll through the Units listed. My Dad was in the 108 Evac Hospital Unit. I was able to read about his Units exploits and found his name on their roster. This link and historical information has been provided by:
"Unit History" or "Testimony" are Courtesy of US World War Two Medical Research Centre (MRC)
Operation PLUTO explained - Another little known WWII operation ......
You may already know of this, but I sure didn't. In spite of watching film about WWII and the European theater, I had never known the logistics of how all the military vehicles were supplied with fuel. They sure couldn't just stop at the corner station and fill up their tanks or jeep gas tanks. I found this film fascinating.
And so weird to hear amazing details about D-Day so long after the event. What a fantastically complex engineering and operational feat it was, and how remarkable the skill and effort exhibited by the young men of the early 40's who planned and made the landing successful.
Are you a WWII Veteran, or have a family member, spouse, or friend, who was? You have an opportunity to honor that person at the WWII Memorial website and registry. Click on the link below for information.
Here is an informative episode of the History Channel on You Tube.
A 2 hour documentary about WWII.
WWII From Space delivers World War II in a way you've never experienced it before. This two-hour History special uses an all-seeing CGI eye that offers a satellite view of the conflict, allowing you to experience it in a way that places key events and tipping points in a global perspective.