Tag: world war ii

  • ‘I Wanted to Join the Fight Against Hitler’

    [Baseball great Bob Feller passed away this week at the age of 92. He left his Cleveland Indians during the prime of his career to fighting WWII, enlisting two days after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor.][link] [link]: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/17/sports/baseball/17reflect.html?_r=1 “Joining the Navy After Pearl Harbor, in Bob Feller’s Own Words – NYTimes.com”

  • Survivor of Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Dead at 93

    [Sounds like he did pretty well, all things considered][link]: >Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only person officially recognized as a survivor of both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings at the end of World War II, has died at age 93. [link]: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/06/AR2010010600147.html? “Double Atomic bomb survivor dies in Japan – washingtonpost.com”


    [Very authentic-looking spoofs][link] of DC’s “[STAR SPANGLED WAR STORIES][star]” from the 1960s, which did feature the odd dinosaur. [link]: http://vonshollywood.blogspot.com/2009/02/tales-from-pto-prehistoric-theatre-of.html “VONSHOLLYWOOD: Tales from the PTO Prehistoric Theatre of Operations” [star]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Spangled_War_Stories “Star Spangled War Stories on Wikipedia”