Sentimental Journey

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

4th Infantry Division, Code Talkers, Comanche, D-Day, Native American Heritage Month, Native Americans, Uncategorized, WWII / 19.11.2013

This month we celebrate Native American Heritage Month by looking at code talkers of World War II, specifically the men of the Comanche Tribe.  In December 1940, seventeen Comanche were recruited by the US Army to become code talkers.  These men were assigned to...

29th Division, Bob Slaughter, Company D, D-Day, D-Day Memorial, D-Day Memorial Founder, Donation, National D-Day Memorial, Normandy Invasion, Roanoke, Uncategorized / 12.11.2013

John Robert Slaughter Portrait Bust CampaignThe National D-Day Memorial Foundation’s campaign to honor the legacy of the founding chairman, John Robert Slaughter.The National D-Day Memorial Foundation has launched a campaign to honor our dear friend and founder John Robert Slaughter.  Bob Slaughter...