©By Larry Hume (VFW Post 8904)

Hereoes Remembered Korean War Armistice 64th Anniversary

July 19, 2017 - The North Korean Army began an offensive on June 25, 1950, to invade South Korea that resulted in the capture of the republic’s capital, Seoul, within four days. The United States, the United Kingdom and other members of the United Nations moved to actively defend South Korea – an effort that would last until July 27, 1953, when negotiations concluded and fighting finally ended.

VFW Post 8904, Auxiliary to Remember D-Day with Laying of Memorial Wreath

May 31, 2017 - On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy.

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