Tag: casualties

The Poppy STILL Matters

There are some today who believe that it’s time to put the poppies away, let go of the past, and stop commemorating Remembrance Day.  Some believe it should no longer be a statutory holiday, others say it “glorifies War” – an activity that only the criminally insane would […]

Back to the Beaches…Again

by Calling Out Community, Posted June 6, 2015 71 years ago this morning (June 6, 1944) my Uncle Clayton Cross was on a landing craft with a handful of other prairie boys, crossing the English Channel from the relatively safe British coast, embarking on an adventure into Nazi-occupied […]