Left without a Father

The US armed service often get bad press and maybe sometimes that’s warranted. but what is often forgotten nowadays and especially in Europe, we owe these brave men and women a great deal. As a Dutch man I am so aware of the liberty that was bestowed upon me by the sacrifice of so manyContinue reading “Left without a Father”

In Memory of the Valor and the Sacrifices which Hallow this soil.

Only a few days ago we celebrated the 75th anniversary of D-Day. People often forget that D-Day did not mark the end of WWII, it merely marked the beginning of the end. So many sacrifices were still made in the days and months following D-Day. Thousands and thousands of mainly young men, some the sameContinue reading “In Memory of the Valor and the Sacrifices which Hallow this soil.”

They gave their today for our tomorrow.

They gave their today for our tomorrow. Our tomorrow was sacred to them. They gave their today for our tomorrow.. Sacrificing their own lives for those they would never meet. They gave their today for our tomorrow.. A tomorrow which we should cherish even more. They gave their today for our tomorrow. Their bravery shouldContinue reading “They gave their today for our tomorrow.”

8301

8301, not just a number or mathematical equation. 8301 sacrifices made for the freedom of others. 8301 young lives ended by violence 8301 heroes 8301 reasons why we should never forget what hate,ignorance and intolerance can do. 8301. although a large number it is only a small percentage of the overall sacrifices made. 8301 menContinue reading “8301”

Sgt Rosenkrantz

I started this website and my blogs to find answers. Answers to how exactly my paternal Grandfather died. all I know is that he died during WWII when he was serving with the Dutch military and that he died early om in the war. But the circumstances how he died are somewhat vague,so I haveContinue reading “Sgt Rosenkrantz”