Tag Archive: history

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #216 Hero&Coward

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/08/27/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-216-herocoward/ <_><_><_> Purple heart, iron cross, heroes gold, cowards yellow, painted by winners.      

As the big day approaches…

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Here’s a quiz/puzzle for those of you who haven’t guessed why I’m able to dispense the following advice: I’ve seen people who are 20 that act “old.” It’s like they have sparkling wrapping… Continue reading

Weekly #Tanka #Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 64 – Surrounded & History

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If you want to participate, here’s where you’ll find the prompt:  https://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2017/09/27/weekly-tanka-prompt-challenge-week-64-surrounded-history/ Civilizations wandered through the fog of time sculpting mountainsides. His story surrounds the hills, her story lost in forest.   ©… Continue reading

Memorial

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From Wikipedia   German Occupied Europe 1942 On Memorial Day, I thought about the losses of life world-wide from war and I’ll focus on the losses during World War II. It took the effort… Continue reading

#haiku about Munchkin & me staring at a bit of #history ( and a bit of a #rant )

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Preserve History so that generations don’t take it for granite.  <_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_> The picture above is my granddaughter and me, looking at the carving on Stone Mountain in Georgia, taken by my son on Thursday,… Continue reading

Ancestry: The LeGendre’s of Roxton Pond (2)

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In 1927, Bob Le Gendre, Maine, won the world pole vault in the Olympic Games.  Dad said he was his brother’s son.  Dad never attempted to communicate with Bob or family, as far… Continue reading

12-24-1945 tunnel at Papago Park POW camp

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For the WWII buffs out there, I found pictures my mom took of the tunnel dug out by the German POW’s at the Papago Park camp in Arizona. The story about the prisoner’s… Continue reading

The great escape (by 25 Nazis) 12-1944

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There are 2 sections to this story: 1.  As told by my mother…who happened to work at the Papago Park POW offices (as you can see by her pass). Once, there was a… Continue reading

Galveston, Texas 1937

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71 years before Hurricane Ike hit Galveston, and a mere 22 years after the 1915 hurricane, my mother visited Galveston, Texas with her parents when she was 23. She returned back to their… Continue reading

More WWII Cartoons

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This one was 1 page folded in half inside a plastic photo protector, so I copied the front and back. As I mentioned in the last post, these clippings are over 70 years… Continue reading