Category: 1940s stuff

Honoring Pete (And Dad)

While the events in this post happened at the end of 2019, I’m just now sharing them here on my blog. Most people who knew my dad knew that he had a whole room in our old house in Hanover dedicated to his great uncle, Captain James “Pete” Stepro, who died in WWII in Africa…

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To you, Bill

I had another post planned for this evening, but I’ve just learned that William “Wild Bill” Guarnere – of the 101st Airborne, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Easy Company – has passed away.  

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The Monuments Men – a review

I usually don’t talk too much about movies on this blog, even though I’m a lover of film.  In my internet surfing these last 24 hours, I’ve seen a lot of negative reviews for The Monuments Men and, frankly, I’m annoyed, so here I am to talk about this movie, which Tim and I went to see…

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