Around the World in 80 Days, Day 16: 9-11, Okinawa, and Remembering Who We Once Were

The burst of our own artillery shells was clearly discernible as they landed on the hill in billows of flame and smoke and the whistle that accompanied them and then the boom of the guns in the rear.  Our ears were filled with the din of the battle and the smell of gunpowder penetrated our … Read more