Monthly Archives: April 2015

Doolittle’s Raiders, Men of Valor

This month much has been written about a fairly unknown event in World War II. Nineteen weeks after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, a squadron of sixteen B-25 bombers raided Tokyo. Led by then Lt. Col. James Doolittle, the event … Continue reading

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When the War Was Over

In the village of Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, a small bell rang four times during the afternoon of April 9, 2015. It marked General Robert E. Lee’s surrender of the Army of Virginia to Union General U. S. Grant. The bell … Continue reading

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You Have to Pay the Water Bill

After the wonderful rains, spring seems to be even lovelier than ever. What a miracle raindrops perform. While looking for something else, as I frequently do, I found some interesting old newspaper articles about the water situation in Greenville from … Continue reading

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