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Jim Leavelle Dallas Det. Kennedy assassination.

Posted on 12 January, 2016 by in , ,

Jim Leavelle Dallas Det. Kennedy assassination.

Hello Folks, I traveled to Dallas Texas to interview a man who was  witness to two of Americas most important pieces of history in the last one hundred years.  Jim was at Pearl Harbor on the day of the Japanese attack on Dec. 7th 1941 aboard the USS Whitney.  He tells about the surprise attack […]

Robert Applegate USN

Posted on 17 September, 2014 by in , ,

Hi World War II history buffs, Today I interviewed a Navy veteran who has one of the most different stories that I have heard.  He was drafted in 1943 but volunteered for the Navy during his draft physical.  He was assigned to the Naval Armed Guard which I had not heard.   What they did […]

Norm Hatch USMC Combat Cinemaphotographer

Posted on 27 July, 2014 by in , ,

Hey Folks, I  want to take a few minutes to tell you that I have just completed a two hour DVD interview with a man who is very well known for what he did during WW II.  His name is Norm Hatch  he enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1940.  Norm was a regular enlisted […]

Bob Liberty

Posted on 6 May, 2014 by in ,

Bob Liberty was a torpedo man on a Destroyer the USS Tingey 539.  Bob personally saw what is called the Marianas Turkey shoot where the US Navy shot down  between 550 and 650 Japanese planes and sunk three Aircraft carriers as well as two oilers.  The American loss was about 123 planes lost and no […]

Homer Jackson B-29 Pilot

Posted on 29 March, 2014 by in

Saturday June 7th at 11:00 am at the Spring Arbor branch of the Jackson District Library.  Homer Jackson made 15 combat missions over Japan during WW II as a pilot flying our largest most powerful bomber the B-29.  Hear Homer tell of the time when a kamikaze attacked his plane but missed him since they […]

German Soldiers of WWII

Posted on 30 March, 2012 by in ,

Stories from WWII German Soldiers Here is some information regarding German soldiers who fought in WWII. Many people have been asking questions on Twitter about the German soldiers so here is a little insight that I hope you find helpful.   #1 is a personal friend of mine named Ernst Floeter who was in the […]

How Did Hitler Rise to Power?

Posted on 28 January, 2012 by in ,

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Question: How did Adolf Hitler get elected and what sort of propoganda did he use? Also, how were the Jews affected? – Via Twitter @aprilrush101 Answer: Much of the reason for Hitler’s rise to power in Germany during the 1930’s was the terrible economic conditions in the country at that time, largely resulting from the […]

Japanese-American 442nd Regiment

Posted on 20 January, 2012 by in

Larry Martin talks about the Japanese-American 442nd Regiment. The Japanese-American 442nd regiment was an amazing batch of fighters who played a very important role in WWII. There were 21 medal of honor recipients in this regiment alone. Not everyone is aware of how important and how brave these soldiers were.  

Bill Ingram – WWII Veteran video blog

Posted on 10 January, 2012 by in ,

Here is a video from Larry Martin describing some of WWII veteran Bill Ingram’s amazing stories. He was a prisoner of the Japanese for 3 and half years and was forced into labor on the infamous Burma/Thailand Railroad project. Let us know what you think of this amazing story. More videos will be coming soon. […]

Two Great WWII movies

Posted on 5 November, 2010 by in

Hello Folks, I am no movie critic but, as some of you know I am a World War II history buff. I would like to tell you about two WW II Hollywood movies that I have watched several times. There is no shooting or violence in either of these great movies. They tell of some […]