Posts by Ross Greene

FREEDOM IS NOT FREE…IT HAS COME AT A GREAT PRICE…

On every day we should remember the price paid for the freedom we enjoy, regardless of how messy and dysfunctional it has become. A few years ago a grocery store chain, Food City, produced an incredibly meaningful ad, especially poignant for Memorial Day. You may be among the millions who have viewed it. I have…

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A Search for Truth & a Legacy

Seven and a half years ago I began a journey…to where I did not know…and for how long was even more of a mystery. The catalyst was a simple phone call from my cousin, Rosalind, telling me she had found some decades old letters between her mother and father in which I might be interested.…

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WWII BOOK – A FORTRESS and A LEGACY…Received Well

World War II has been the subject of as many books as virtually any other in the years since the the war concluded. Some focus on specific battles…others on the air war or fighting on the ground. Many delve deeply into the main principals of the allies and axis powers…Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini, etc.…

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A FORTRESS AND A LEGACY…A View of the Cost and Value of Freedom

Many WW2 books only chronicle battles, missions and war statistics. The recently published book, A FORTRESS AND A LEGACY, is truly different and early reviews indicate it is not just different, but distinguished and deliciously spellbinding. The author gives an overview of the book in an interview on Knoxville station, WBIR-TV, in the clip that…

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Two Generations of Warriors Reunite…and Connect!

If you can spare 60 seconds to be moved to tears by the reunion of two “boys,” disparate in age but united in mission and love, watch this Food City Ad. I’ve watched it often over the last few months and each time have choked up or been moved to tears. The production is flawless,…

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PEARL HARBOR: THEN AND NOW!

Seventy-one years ago, December 7, 1941 the US “was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” as FDR said. It was truly a “day that will live in infamy,” and will never be forgotten.”

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Four Degrees of Separation From Hitler

For a decade or so a popular party game has been “Six Degrees of Separation.” Most commonly it has been connected to the actor Kevin Bacon…I.e., six degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon. The idea spawned a play of the same name in 1993. The theory of the game is that no two people are more than 6 acquaintances apart.[ReviewAZON name=”everett” id=”52″ display=”multiinlineasins” asins=”0814793665″ trackingid=”worwar2col0e-20″ country=”us” width=”100%” float=”left” displaytype=”list” count=”10″]

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Marilyn Jeffers Walton

After years of searching and hundreds of interviews, Marilyn and her college professor husband, John, returned to the location of her father’s capture and subsequent nine month imprisonment in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VIIA. She interviewed eyewitnesses to his capture and met the woman who watched him bail out.

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