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Gratitude Shall Not Sleep - Military Ancestors

"When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?" - George Canning. Here is a Pinterest board where you can pay tribute to your military ancestor through photos, poems, stories and other items. A virtual wall to show your gratitude for their service.
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25 love quotes

If you've found the perfect valentines day card for your perfect valentine, but can't find the right words to express exactly how you feel about him or her, this collection of 25 love quotes is just what you need. I love all of these, but I especially love Marilyn Monroe's quote (the last one)!

25 love quotes

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Dont kill all the stupid people, Just remove warning labels, funny sign dumb

Dont kill all the stupid people, Just remove warning labels, funny sign dumb #Handmade #ArtsCraftsMissionStyle

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You're my friend.. No matter what..

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Learn how to research a soldier's grave you adopted at an ABMC cemetery overseas. http://wwiiresearchandwritingcenter.com/portfolio/researching-your-adopted-soldier/

Research Your Adopted Soldier

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The last kiss, a picture from World War II…

The last kiss, a picture from World War II…this is beautiful/heartbreaking

The last kiss, a picture from World War II…

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The country's oldest known living veteran, Emma Didlake, died Sunday, just one month after being honored by President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. Didlake was 110-years-old.

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Louis Zamperini...legendary Hero

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Bobbie Glen Mills 01 Dec 1935 - 25 Dec 1993 Pvt US ARMY

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Donald E. Holt-1954 USMC Basic Training, San Diego, California After high school graduation from Kermit High School - Kermit, Texas

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MASTER LIST of Facial Expressions for Writers! This will help you set up dialogue and show how your characters are feeling. It's also helpful if you tend to use the same expressions over and over again (which lots of us do!) #writing #description

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[Photo] DUKW amphibious trucks of the 470th Amphibious Truck Company, First Engineer Brigade, bringing supplies to Utah Beach from ships anchored off shore, Normandy, 8 Jun 1944; note German gun in foreground

DUKW amphibious trucks of the 470th Amphibious Truck Company, First Engineer Brigade, bringing supplies to Utah Beach from ships anchored of...

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We at Piedmont Housing Alliance are justifiable proud of our counseling staff.  Named last year as Agency of the Year by the Virginia Association of Housing Counselors, our amazing team helps people with housing by taking them through the steps…

The Voice of Experience - Piedmont Housing Alliance

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The Defiant Ones

Louis Zamperini, reunited with his family in 1945 after spending 2 years in captivity. Here, he is hugging his mother as his sisters watch.

The Defiant Ones

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The Story: "I was the flight attendant on a Memorial Day flight. Speaking with the passenger in the front row, I learned that the dog pictured was Corporal Kiddy. She had just earned her retirement after 12 years with the U.S. Marines. I made an announcement to congratulate her on her career. The cabin erupted into applause. The corporal jumped onto the nearest lap to graciously accept."

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Louis Zamperini, Olympian and ‘Unbroken’ War Survivor, Dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who as an airman during World War II crashed into the Pacific, was listed as dead and then spent 47 days adrift in a life raft before being captured by the Japanese and enduring a harsh imprisonment, died on July 1, 2014 in Los Angeles at 97. His remarkable story of survival during the war gained new attention in 2010 with the publication of a vivid biography by Laura Hillenbrand, “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.”

Louis Zamperini, Olympian and ‘Unbroken’ War Survivor, Dies at 97

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Boots for each fallen hero during the Afghanistan/Iraq war

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While serving in Afghanistan, U.S. military combat dog Layka was shot four times by the enemy at point-blank range. Despite her injuries, she still attacked and subdued the shooter, saving her handler and the other members of the team. Seven hours of surgery and the amputation of one leg saved her life. Her handler, Staff Sgt. Julian McDonald, fought hard to adopt her and she’s now become a part of his family. Must watch the video linked!

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Amazing.

RaNdOoM 6 - Gallery

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Home of Sherlocks: SALUTE TO A VETERAN #genealogy #familyhistory

Home of Sherlocks: SALUTE TO A VETERAN

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In Memoriam: Heartfelt poems from bereaved WW1 families #genealogy #familyhistory

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The Empire Called and I Answered: Sydney Buckley, Harrier and Army Chaplain #genealogy #familyhistory

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How Did I Get Here? My Amazing Genealogy Journey: A Salute To Our Veterans #geneaogy #familyhistory

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Genealogy Dragnet: 2014 Veteran's Day #geneaogy #familyhistory

Genealogy Dragnet: 2014 Veteran's Day

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