Tagged: World War II

Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday

Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressional chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three… Read more

Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday

Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressional chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three… Read more

Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday

Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressional chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three… Read more
Kirk Douglas - Famous Veterans

Hollywood Icon and Navy WWII Veteran – Remembering Kirk Douglas

(source: Wikipedia) Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) was an American actor, producer, director, philanthropist and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s,… Read more

Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday

Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressional chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three… Read more
75th Anniversary of D-Day

75th Anniversary of D-Day!

D-Day Invasion 75th Anniversary Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Only 10 days each month were suitable for launching the operation: a day near the full Moon was needed both for illumination during the hours of darkness and for the spring tide, the former to illuminate navigational landmarks for the crews of aircraft,… Read more

Today Is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: 7 December 1941

Air raid Pearl Harbor! This is not drill! The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of… Read more