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

Commemorating the Memorial’s 20th Anniversary

Clear Lake All Veterans’ Memorial’s Platinum Anniversary May 31, 1999 - May 31, 2019 (Double click picture for larger view.)“Town pays homage to those who served” were the words chosen to describe Clear Lake, Wisconsin’s effort to build its Veterans Memorial in a featured article of May 10th, 1998. The St Paul Sunday Pioneer Press featured … Continue reading Commemorating the Memorial’s 20th Anniversary

Give Thanks…

Next week many celebrate Thanksgiving Day. A day when many people reflect on the last year with a thankful heart, despite the circumstances they are facing. Did you know...Thanksgiving was first proclaimed by President George Washington in 1789. President Thomas Jefferson choose not to celebrate Thanksgiving. During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving … Continue reading Give Thanks…