Sentimental Journey

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

4th Infantry Division, 8th Infantry Regiment, Alabama, Charlie Grayson, D-Day Fatality, D-Day Memorial Event, Huntsville, Ivy Division, Uncategorized, Wartime Christmas, WWII Christmas / 22.10.2013

Luminaries around the MemorialAs we enter the holiday season, we are reminded everyday of the sacrifices made by our servicemen and women around the world as they work to defend our country.  We are also reminded of the ultimate sacrifice paid by many of those...

1940s, D-Day Memorial Event, Eleanor, Eleanor Roosevelt, FDR, Franklin, Franklin Roosevelt, President, Roosevelt, Uncategorized / 01.10.2013

October is finally here.  Leaves are starting to change and the days are getting colder.  On October 13, 2013 we invite you to join us at the Memorial for a special luncheon with Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.  For the 123rdcelebration of General Dwight Eisenhower’s...

116th, 29th Division, Bedford, Bedford Boys, Company A, D-Day, D-Day Fatality, D-Day Memorial, Hoback, homefront, Raymond, Uncategorized, WWII / 24.09.2013

Bedford and Raymond Hoback were one of 33 sets of brothers fighting together on the beaches during D-Day, June 6, 1944.  Of the 33 sets of brothers, three sets were from Bedford (the Stevens twins and the Powers brothers were also from Bedford) and...