Sentimental Journey

Providing a Personal Perspective of World War II History and the 1940s American Home Front.

#dday70th, D-Day, D-Day Memorial, education, Field Trip, hands on learning, hands-on history, History, Social Studies, Uncategorized, World War II, WWII / 20.10.2015

Hello, Friends!One of the things I love to do is to help students and the general public develop a deeper understanding and love for history. While I get to do this regularly with field trips and giving tours of the Memorial, I only have around...

#dday70th, 1940s, 70th Anniversary, butternut squash, fall, food, National D-Day Memorial, Recipes, Uncategorized, winter squash / 13.10.2015

Besides the changing leaves and being able to wear boots again, I love fall because winter squash is in season at the market. Winter squash is typically harvested in September or October and consists of butternut squash, spaghetti squash, acorn squash and many other variants....

70th Anniversary, D-Day, Eisenhower's Birthday, Event, Fall Event, Meet the Trumans, President Truman, Truman Family, Uncategorized / 06.10.2015

Will and Sue Wills, performance duo depicting Mr. and Mrs. Truman.Join us in celebration of Gen. Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower’s birthday at the Memorial’s annual fall fundraiser. This event features a catered luncheon, a fabulous silent auction, and a very special tribute performance. Audience members...

71st Anniversary, D-Day, D-Day Memorial, D-Day Memorial Event, D-Day Veterans, Dame Mary S. Barraco, Uncategorized / 09.06.2015

Hello All,71st Anniversary of  D-DayThis past Saturday, 6 June 2015, the 71st Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day, was held at The National D-Day Memorial. The annual commemoration ceremony honors the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for...