Tag Archives: World War II

a man of letters (8) – combat! January, 1945


Three days after Christmas in 1944,  2nd. Lt. Glenn Morris flew the first of his 35 bombing missions over Germany with his crew of The Fortress. Their first target was Siegburg, a town near Bonn in the North Rhine – Westphalia region. … Continue reading

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a man of letters (4) – the boys go to war


On June 27, 1943, Glenn delivered bad news to his parents. “Dear Mama and Daddy, I know how upset you are about my enlisting this summer, but I have to do what I feel is right for me. I’ve finished two years … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Matters


Last Sunday afternoon Teresa and Spike and I took advantage of the low humidity and spring-like weather that lasts about a minute in Columbia before we hit the days that make you feel like you could melt any second and … Continue reading

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