Agreement protects Normandy site

The American Legion, the City of Ste. Mere-Eglise, France and Amis Des Veterans Americains (AVA) recently signed an agreement to protect the La Fiere Memorial site in Normandy, France. The agreement requires consent from all three parties to never change … More »

Blue Star Museums free for military families

The Blue Star Museum program offers military families free admission to over 2,000 museums around the country. Participating organizations cover a huge range of subjects, including art, history, children’s, horticultural, aquatic, country, aviation, culture, industrial and government museums. Blue Star Museums is … More »

Books in Review – June 2016

Iron Cross Award Documents of World War II, by Brian Razkauskas (ISBN 978-0991442706, Kleinekill Press, P.O. Box 181, New Paltz, NY 12561;; Hardcover, 8.5” x 11”,  304 pages, fully illustrated in color and b/w; 2014, $110) Iron Cross … More »

Italian Cross for War Merit

By John Norris On May 23 1915, Italy declared war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In doing so, it became the latest country to become involved the pan-European war that was expanding to become a world-wide war. There was a long … More »