Nazis (Hitler) and Soviets (Stalin) sign a pact.
Britain’s heavies losses to date = 83 fighters and bombers lost. First German air raids on Central London. Luftwaffe accidentally bombs London. Brits retaliate. Churchill retaliates bombing of London by instituting the first British air raid on Berlin.
Historians have always walked figuratively in others’ footsteps, but for the sons and daughters of prisoners of war of Stalag Luft III, they recently had the chance to literally walk in very meaningful historic footsteps. In 2009, the self-proclaimed “Krieige Kids,” now all in their fifties and sixties, marched to honor the loved ones of whom they were so proud. [ReviewAZON name=”walton” id=”36″ display=”multiinlineasins” asins=”1425974864″ trackingid=”worwar2col0e-20″ country=”us” width=”100%” float=”left” displaytype=”list” count=”10″]Read More
“I’m driving down the highway, checking the signs Saying 20 miles away from the Georgia state line Check it to the left, pass it on the right Gonna make it home it if takes all night I’m coming home, I’m coming home again I’m coming home, I’m coming home again I’m coming home, I’m coming…Read More
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.Read More