Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week for U.S. Veterans. Enjoy!
Rethinking History: Ukraine’s legacy during WWII
Every year, rallies commemorating the Second World War are held all over Ukraine. The celebrations divide the people however and feelings run high, despite the passage of time. To understand why, it’s necessary to know a little about the history of the country.
Read more here…https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/ukraine-divided-wwii-legacy.html
Legends of History: Soviet General Georgy Zhukov
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the Soviet Union and other nations from the occupation of Nazi Germany and its vassals. Ultimately he was the General to conquer Berlin forcing Adolf Hitler to commit suicide. He is the most decorated general officer in the history of the Soviet Union and Russia.
Read more here…https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/thegeneral-who-won-wwii-you-never-guess-how-stalin-rewarded-him.html
Preserving History: Weekend trip to interview WWII Veterans in Boston and in Long Island
On this fine Veterans Day, I am making final preparations and packing for a trip to interview two World War II Veterans this weekend. The first interview will be on Friday in the Boston area to interview a Veteran from the 10th Armored Division who went through the Battle of the Bulge.
Read more here…https://making-history-project.com/wwii-veteran-interview-trip/
Veterans Day: A time to remember – The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
On March 4, 1921, Congress approved the burial of an unidentified American soldier from World War I in the plaza of the new Memorial Amphitheater.
Read more here…
Honoring History Makers: A tribute to Vietnam Veterans
As we approach Veterans Day 2015, a video “A Tribute to Vietnam Veterans” featuring the voice of popular actor Sam Elliott has been released by the 50th Commemoration of the Vietnam War web page sponsored by the Department of Defense.
Read more here…
Thank you for reading (and sharing). Stay tuned for next week’s weekly review for U.S. Veterans.