Tag: World War II

One soldier’s ultimate sacrifice in WWII is remembered by many – heartwarming story

Honoring a Fallen Warrior by Sam Perkins Omaha Beach June 6, 1944 On June 7, 1944, the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division crossed Omaha Beach through the carnage left by the previous day’s landings. In the weapons platoon of a rifle … Read More

About Sam Perkins

Sam Perkins was born in Smith County, TN.  He graduated from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, TN with an EE degree.  He moved to Hoover, AL forty two years ago.  He is retired from BellSouth where he last worked as an Operations Manager.  He lives in the Bluff park area of Hoover with his wife Katie.  They have three grown daughters and two granddaughters.  

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Dot, Dot, Dash and other good Memories

MEMORIES…….DOT, DOT, DASH by Jean Butterworth Remember those movies we saw during WWII in which our GIs tapped out secret messages to the commanders in Morse Code? Dot, Dot, Dash! Early childhood memories come to me suddenly. A memory pops … Read More

About Jean Butterworth

Jean Champion Butterworth is originally from Tuscaloosa County, graduating from Tuscaloosa County High School, Druid City Hospital School of Nursing and The University of Alabama. She is a retired nurse. Working 27 years at The Children’s Hospital as Department Director, Specialty Clinics. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, The Middle East, and Eastern Europe. She can be contacted at jeanbutterworth1@gmail.com

She also has a Kindle book entitled, Chinaberries and Other Memories of Alabama

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