Tag Archives: Richard Tregaskis

67th Anniversary of D-Day

Well, we all know that today is the 67th anniversary of D-Day (code name Operation Overlord). So I thought I would take the time to post a couple of things military-related of course! First, as always, thank you to all … Continue reading

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Thank you

Happy Memorial Day! I read somewhere that today is a day when, together with those who came back, we remember those who did not. That really stuck with me because that is exactly how I would have defined it if … Continue reading

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The Pacific, Guadacanal Diary, and possibly the best atlas ever!

Well, I finally finished “The Pacific”. Whether this was out of sheer determination to finish what I started, because my parents kept asking me if I had, or some combination of both, it’s at least finished. I can’t say the … Continue reading

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Thor in Guadacanal and a Canadian mockingbird?

I was watching the History channel the other evening and they had a show about the Norse god of thunder, Thor (fun fact I learned: this is where “Thursday” comes from). First, the re-enactment was terrible and the video quality … Continue reading

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