Military History

75 Years Ago Did you know that on January 9th, 1945, General Douglas MacArthur and the American 6th Fleet landed at the Lingayen Gulf of Luzon, greeted by cheering Filipinos, marking another key step in the capture of the Philippine Islands. This was made possible following the fall of Leyte Island after 67 days of … Continue reading Military History

75th Anniversary of D-Day

The Battle of Normandy: June 6, 1944 - June 6, 2019 History reports that Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower gave the order for more than 160,000 allied troops to storm the beaches of Normandy. We will accept nothing less than full Victory!Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower The goal? To fight Nazi Germany and defeat Adolph Hitler. Over … Continue reading 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Memorial Day: May 27, 2019

The history of Memorial Day... Setting aside the historically different claims as to where the first Memorial Day took place and the day it started, the foundation of Memorial Day was to remember those that lost their lives in battle after the Civil War.  Originally referred to as Decoration Day, the timing for Memorial Day … Continue reading Memorial Day: May 27, 2019

You Can Always Give Big…

St Croix Valley Give BIG Event is over, but you can still give to the Clear Lake Area Veterans’ Memorial. Click the link below to find out more about how you can help support the Clear Lake Area Veterans’ Memorial with a tax deductible donation. https://clear-lake-veterans-memorial.square.site Please feel free to share this link and help us get … Continue reading You Can Always Give Big…