Tag Archive | POWS

Life Magazine: Aftermath in North Africa, June, 1943

Life Magazine: Aftermath in North Africa, June, 1943

The Axis forces in Tunisia,  North Africa finally surrendered on May 12th, 1943 after more than 3 years of fighting. A month after the surrender Life Magazine (June 14th, 1943 issue) did a photo spread on the aftermath. Below I captured some of the photos from that spread that feature some of the war hardware […]

Unbroken

I just finished Laura Hildebrand’s Unbroken, a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption. Unbroken is the story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic class runner who served in World War II as a bombardier on a B-24. I found this book  hard to put down. Usually I have three or four books going at the same time as […]