Sentimental Journey

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

Uncategorized / 06.12.2019

Who were the first Allied fatalities in the Normandy Invasion? Some would immediately picture paratroopers (perhaps specifically even mention British Lieutenant Den Brotheridge). Others may claim an air crew knocked from the sky in the early hours of June 6th. [caption id="attachment_24102" align="alignright" width="390"] The USS...

Uncategorized / 30.05.2019

How many people died on D-Day? Who were they? These are questions we at the National D-Day Memorial are frequently asked. Sometimes it’s a relative doing genealogy. Sometimes it’s representatives of the military or a government office. So far this year alone, representatives from New Jersey,...