Category Archives: WWII History

Do You Know The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael

Do You Know The Poppy Lady? Moina Belle Michael While visiting my mom in Georgia last October, I searched for famous people buried in Monroe, and I discovered the name of Moina Belle Michael, aka The Poppy Lady; I became … Continue reading

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WWII: The History of V-Mail

WWII: The History of V-Mail As I prepare to transcribe the V-Mail letters I have from my uncle to my grandparents and mother – I became interested in its history. V-Mail stood in short for “Victory Mail” and was developed … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Veterans Day – November 11, 2015

Veterans Day is a day we salute our Veterans and offer a “Thank You” for your service, but in all honesty – that should be Every Day! It is now a public holiday dedicated to honoring anyone who served in the … Continue reading

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What does it mean – to You? Memorial Day is always celebrated on the last Monday of May – a day of remembrance of those who gave their life serving their country; originally called Decoration Day, so-called because of the … Continue reading

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