October 23, 2014

The 1937 Third Reich Militaria Mystery

Tinnie 01 May 1937

Speaking of Privacy In all the years I visited my grandparents in Olympia, I never thought to, nor was I ever asked to, go through anything on my Grandma Josie’s dressing table.  In fact, it was many long years from […]

COG -77th Edition – Disasters

COG -77th Edition – Disasters My father-in-law, Loren Wilkerson, was in the Navy during World War II and near the end of the war he was on the CVE (carrier vessel escort) Cape Esperance as they made their way to […]

CASU7 detachment at Quillayute NAS 1944

CASU7 detachment Originally uploaded by webduckie Today I was able to pinpoint the location of where this photo was taken using my dad’s Service Memories book. My mom must be commended too for adding all the documentation to the book. […]

Kitsap Veterans Remember Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor attack

They Remember Kitsap County has a large military presence, with many veterans who settled here after their time in service.  Two months ago our local paper, the Kitsap Sun put out a request to the community for Pearl Harbor survivor’s […]

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