I thought I’d post something else appropriate for the week of Memorial Day.
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|Robert Noe – 1946|
I was thinking today, Memorial Day, about my father. He enlisted in the Navy in January, 1946, at the age of 17. Too late for the war, he spent two years up and down the coast of California. He talked about the men he served with in much the same way as we’ve become used to in movies and on TV.
We’ve seen many over the years – sprawling blockbusters, quiet reflections, black & white and color – on the big screen and on TV. Each is a little different, a slightly different take on war, death, life, friendship, purpose:
Band of Brothers
There are stretches of time when it feels like there is no good news in the world. Tornadoes, earthquakes, accidents, war, floods…the bad news is relentless.
*The search for loved ones in the aftermath of killer tornadoes in the Midwest.