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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)

                                                        http://med-dept.com

 

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                           Operation PLUTO explained - Another little known WWII operation ......WWII Fuel


        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.


                        http://www.youtube.com/v/Nv9lBqPVuoE&feature=uploademail

 

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WWII Memorial website:

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.  

https://www.wwiimemorial.com/

 

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WWII From Space​ - Published on Aug 27, 2015

Here is an informative program from 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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdBSwhms7O4

 

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VJ Day 1945 
 
During Memorial Day and throughout the year, we need to remember all who served in WWII. This film from Hawii naturally shows the ones who made it thru....a tribute to the one who did not ....love, Elaine. Keep tooling down the clip number is down at the end. JUST THINK HOW THIS YOUNG LADY FELT WHEN SHE DISCOVERED THE VIDEO HER FATHER SHOT.  Great video of a Spontaneous Victory Parade in Honolulu in 1945. Take a look at this video-absolutely fabulous! Notice the cars, jeeps, and youth. The guys in khaki or gray shirts and black ties are Navy officers or chiefs. The rest are Army or Marine. How young they all were to do what they did.  This guy really captured a moment in history! (You can listen to Jimmy Durante singing "I'll be Seeing You" in the background, too) This is a super video of a time past - we need to remember and be THANKFUL.  Check out the color fidelity. It's not bad for 1945. Nothing will ever compare with Kodachrome film.  Click here for the video: 
 
 
http://vimeo.com/5645171  

 

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USS Arizona Memorial:

The United States Government provides a Memorial on the U.S.S. Arizona for members of the Crew that survived the Pearl Harbor attack and have now passed away. Click on the link below to view a You Tube video. 

 

 

 

 

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