Thanks to @SEALofHonor, @ArizonaNewsnet, and @cstanderfer for reminding us via Twitter that today marks the 68th anniversary of the raising of the flag of the United States on the summit of Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima (EE-woah, JEE-mah), high point of the volcanic Pacific island stronghold of the Japanese 31st Army. “Iwo” was the first territory […]
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care. Winston Churchill, 1874-1965, Honorary U.S. Citizen, Nobel laureate in Literature, and Prime Minister of Great Britain during WWII. .
ScottsdaleTrails reader USAFR Lt Col Eugene Essex saw my earlier posting of RaeAnn Slaybaugh’s article on WWII WASP pilot Betty Blake, and forwarded a photo of himself with Betty and USAF Maj (now Lt Col) Nichole Malachowski. The photo was shot in 2007 at the Gathering of Mustangs and Legends Airshow in Columbus OH. Malachowski […]