I lived this. Many readers will not have. The instruction was ridiculous, designed to lull children into thinking they would be protected if they followed a simple instruction: Duck and Cover. Our teachers knew better, and among themselves edited the directive to reflect the truth, but tried not to say it in front of us. … More Bend down, put your head between your legs….
He was a gentle man who risked his life to fight fascism. He didn’t have to. His vision was so bad it could have prevented him from serving. But he went anyway, because of the stakes, the threat to the world, to humanity. When he was injured in battle, he received the Purple Star. Twelve … More One Veteran