Peaches, Plywood, and a Platoon: A Veteran’s Story About the Battle for Okinawa

Near the end of WWII on the Pacific front, my grandfather Cuyler, who was in the Navy, was stationed in Okinawa. He was a member of a PT boat crew that didn't have a PT boat. They were camped on the beaches during the late spring and summer of 1945. He was a creative sort … Continue reading Peaches, Plywood, and a Platoon: A Veteran’s Story About the Battle for Okinawa

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Sitting at the end of an incredibly long day that followed another long day (that came after a few other long days) I find myself sitting in a place of peace. My leg still isn't healed. I'm still quarantined at home. I am still a walking *cough* wheeling, talking Petri dish so still not able … Continue reading Better