"Remember that the people that hid Anne Frank were breaking the law and the people that took her to the camps were enforcing it."
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
75 Years Ago Today
February 19th, 1945. The planning and the training was over. Young men climbed down into landing craft and went ashore at Iwo Jima. 6,800 died, another 19,000 were wounded. It bears remembering what price has been paid for us.
father was in the first wave ashore on Iwo Jima. He's 86 years
old now, and every single night of his life, he has nightmares, and he
wakes yelling. --Jeff Lindsay