Welcome to our tribute page for the men and women who fought, served and sacrificed everything for the preservation and freedom through out the world: "World War II - Heroes Of Yesterday - Legends Of Tomorrow."
Here you will find articles written by regular Fedora Chronicles Staff members and our readers that help to tell the story of World War II and to chronicle the lives of those who contributed. Also, you'll find stories about the war from the perspective of those who stayed home and what happened during the war on The Home Front.
You'll also find links and reviews of films that were made during World War II as well as films that have been made since that are about global conflict - we will review both the good and the bad and how they stand up to history. We also will use this page to alert you to what specials are about to air on Television about World War II.
Doug Palumbo's Tribute To His Father-In-Law, Ray McCarthy: The following is an excerpt from the full article. It is not yet complete but I wanted to post something to go along with the pictures (of Ray and his time in and around Paris) and the History of the 351st document. Please stay tuned to this page for more on the great man that is my father-in-law.
I Will Remember You! Austin In Loving Memory of 1st Lt. Robert N. Austin Bombardier 9th Army Air Force, 98th Bombardment Group, 344th Bomb Squadron, (lead aircraft of the final wave of bombers for the Raid on Ploesti Romania-August 1, 1943) and All of our men and women serving their country.
Calore's Family Album - Their Greatest Generation: "This summer, Frank Calore was looking through his father's desk when he chanced upon a large envelope labeled WWII Pictures. Inside were many small, faded and age-curled photographs taken of and by his father during World War II, mainly while serving in Italy and surrounding areas in Europe.
New To The Fedora Chronicles - Bruce Menin shares with us stories told to him by Veterans, as well as other articles written based on his own research. His Latest: "The View From the Belly of the Beast - Thirty Heroes of World War Two," and "The Last In Line"