Pearl Harbor Attack--my home port during the Vietnam War. Many relics and reminders of the Pearl Harbor attack were still there in Nearby Hickam Airfield still had holes in the walls of offices and barracks as a reminder to never let our guard down.
Agent Orange ~ During the Vietnam War, Monsanto produced the defoliant herbicide Agent Orange for the U.S. government. Dioxin, an extremely potent carcinogen, is created as a byproduct of Agent Orange’s manufacturing process. 18 million gallons of the toxic herbicide was dropped on jungles and farms in Vietnam between 1962 and 1971 as part of an effort to eliminate cover for enemy soldiers and create food shortages. Vietnamese and American war vets alike have suffered from the herbicide’s…
Sherman tanks of the British Armoured Brigade (possibly Royal Dragoon Guards) and a Chevrolet truck leading ambulances through Amsterdamerstraße in Kevelaer, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, 4 March Photo Colour by RJM
The Battle of Normandy Map ~ Normandy ~ France ~ "Operation Overlord" began on June It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings. By August there were over 000 Allied troops in France. ~ World War II
Sherman tanks of Armoured Brigade, supporting Infantry Division, moving forward near Lebisey Wood for Operation ‘Charnwood’, the assault on Caen, 8 July Operation 'Charnwood’ was an Anglo-Canadian offensive that took place from 8 to
British medium cruiser tanks Mk.VIII Cromwell from part of the 7th armored division passes by a local resident in Normandy. On 30 July 1944.