Thank you for the pictures. Up to this point I hadn't even realized it was December 7.
Amen, Teninx...Teninx said:We must remember.
Give a thought today for the courage displayed by the veterans who fought the war and the steadfast homefront standing in thier support.
God Bless America.
It's sad that the memorial receives little notice. Below from the National Parks Service website:sebat said:Amen, Teninx...
The sad thing is, I'm living in Honolulu at the moment and not a thing has been said about anything going on down at Pearl. Not even a mention on the front of today's newspaper. Had a heck of a Christmas Parade last night, though.
Cush -cush said:The successful efforts in the US to gear up war materials production while still feeding and suppling Britain and the home folks, still boggles the mind.
I think we do retain those good traits. People had been beaten down and worn out by the depression, but when it came down to it, they made that massive effort Cush talked about. After 9-11, I think (at least for a while) the country pulled together. Certainly, it was not as tremendous an undertaking as WWII, but in a small way, it showed we've got the guts and the know-how when it's needed.kreelanwarrior said:That's why I still believe that we can, if/when push comes to shove, deal with any challenge as a country, given the right leadership. People are different today in many ways than they were back then, but I like to think that at heart we still retain all the "good" traits that their generation had...