Tag Archive: WWII

Amache – Interment Camp – and the Akimoto family

During the summer of 2018 I had the opportunity of visiting a Japanese Interment Camp named “Amache”. I was pointed to it by a clerk in the Radio Shack of a town on… Continue reading

WWII – A Web Site for all things WWII

I found a very interesting web site with many posts about WWII world wide. It is a history site, a genealogy site, a geography site and a WWII site. It is so vast… Continue reading

Larry Allen 1908-1975

Some lives are more exciting than others. Consider Larry Allen, Associated Press correspondent. Thank You. Jose from Clarkston, Michigan Link to newspaper: St. Petersburg Times – May 14, 1975 http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=VkFSAAAAIBAJ&sjid=d3kDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5989%2C4241863 Link to web… Continue reading

The Story of T/Sgt Jack D. Patzke, USAAF

The Story of T/Sgt Jack D. Patzke, USAAF Personal:  Jack Donald Patzke, born 8 February 1924 at Cass Lake, Cass County, Minnesota, USA, of parents Frank Julius & Myrtle Bertha (Shively) Patzke. Killed… Continue reading

The Mitchell and Patzke families

Family trees show “the Good, the Bad and the Ugly” of a family’s history. Some families have more than their share of the “Bad and Ugly” and can seem to be reliving the… Continue reading

WWII hits home!

Every once in a while I read another person’s blog and because of my newspaper project I can add to the story by providing the actual newspaper account. This is one of those… Continue reading

Foo-Fighters

Get your tin foil hats on and call Mulder and Scully. I’ve heard about the WWII airmen reports of foo-fighters and thought that everyone knew about them but I guess I run in… Continue reading