Category Archives: Respect

Allies Begin Invasion of Europe

By | July 10, 2020

[July 10, 2020]  In the summer of 1940, Parisians were awakened to the sound of a German-accented voice announcing an 8 p.m. curfew as German troops entered Paris, France.1  Nevertheless, the invasion of the European mainland did not begin until three years later.  On this date, July 10, 1943, the invasion of Europe started.   It was long overdue.2… Read More »

You Could See Hell in His Drawings

By | June 20, 2020

[June 20, 2020]  American Legion Magazine in its July 2020 edition, highlights drawings of Ugo Giannini of Trenton, New Jersey.  Participating in the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944, Ugo was haunted by the memories of that terrible day and found that his art could help his healing.  His wife, Maxine, researched Ugo’s journey, traveled to France, talked… Read More »