A Fortress and A Legacy

A Fortress and a Legacy combines stunning historical accuracy with the pathos of a family torn by war. An exchange of letters between Knoxville native and B-17 bombardier Bud Perrin and his bride, a former Miss America contestant, gives this story heart and soul.

The book captivates readers with its portrayal of the cross-current of personal relationships set against the background of enlistment, training, and execution of bombing missions over continental Europe.


WWII Blog Articles

Remembering The Heroes: RAF Bomber Command Memorial

This is one of the reasons why the RAF Bomber Command Memorial was created. It was a way of commemorating those brave souls who served in Bomber Command during the war. It is a way of remembering the sacrifice of the RAF crew who played an important part in winning the War.

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1942 Battle of Midway Revisited

On the quiet morning of June 4, 1942, roars of aircraft engines echoed through the air. The zooming sound of their wings filled the sky as the American troops gear up for battle. At that time, fear was an unknown word. Bravery was their only focus.

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A Pittance of Time – A Song of Remembrance

The Second World War is perhaps one of the bloodiest wars in history. World War II initiated war not only in a single region of the country, but all over the world. Millions of lives were lost. Millions of innocent people were slaughtered. Brave men and women risked their lives and took on the role of being the hero. They bravely waded through the front lines evading enemy attacks.

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