Category Archives: Factual Fridays

Factual Friday (Special Sunday Edition)

USS Arizona Memorial (photo courtesy Wikipedia) Today, Sunday, December 7, 2014 marks the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Over 2,500 military personnel and civilians lost their lives that day and while their souls went to rest, … Continue reading

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Factual Friday

(Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero) Welcome to Factual Friday! Today’s topic: The Mitsubishi A6M fighter, aka the Zeke or Zero. This fighter was one of the most fearsomely consistent fighter planes of WWII. Over 10,400 were built. Of those, only 2 remain … Continue reading

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D-Day pictures

Huffington Post has an article showing pictures taken on D-Day and pictures taken in the same spot recently and superimposed them – to know people are going about their lives freely where someone sacrificed their life so we could be … Continue reading

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Factual Friday – D-Day Edition

“You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our … Continue reading

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Factual Friday

Welcome to Factual Friday! Today’s topic: tanks! I found a pretty great website that talks about tanks – click here to view some facts about this motorized weapon. First tank used in battle: British Mark I (pictured above): World War … Continue reading

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Factual Friday

The Battle of Avre versus the AVRE tank Looking up what happened in history today, I read about the Battle of the Avre during World War I (April 4-5, 1918) and came across another reference for AVRE  tanks. The Battle … Continue reading

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Factual Friday

(Dwight D. Eisenhower – World War I) Welcome to another installment of Factual Friday! Today is the 45th anniversary of the death of our country’s 34th President. When thinking of Dwight D. Eisenhower, most people think several things: President, Supreme … Continue reading

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