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May 28, 2024

May 28, 1944 — Fierce fighting on the road to Rome

On May 28, 1944, the regiment received 525 enlisted replacements and twelve new officers, each battalion getting 150 to 200 new men.[1]
May 27, 2024

Day 12 — Our Ireland Adventure

We arrived today in Northern Ireland, for the third and shortest portion of our 20-day adventure in Great Britain and Ireland, a trip we’ve always hoped […]
May 27, 2024

May 27, 1944 — A brief rest allows Phil to write home

Phil’s 30th Infantry moved but little during the 27th. The r3d Battalion moved its defensive position 1000 yards further west to close a gap between the […]
May 26, 2024

Day 11 — Our Scotland and Ireland Adventure

Our last full day in Scotland is in the books, and tomorrow we’ll be finishing the second portion of our 20-day adventure in Great Britain and […]
May 26, 2024

May 26, 1944 — A deadly mistake by US pilots costs over 100 casualties on the road to Rome

The morning of May 26 marked the beginning of the Division’s rapid pursuit of the enemy after German defenses around Cisterna crumbled. Following the night of […]
May 26, 2024

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – The “Forgotten Front” of WWII

Inspired by a war-scarred field of bright red poppies that he saw in the spring of 1915, Canadian Soldier Lt. Col. John McCrae wrote the powerful […]
May 25, 2024

Day 10 — Our Scotland and Ireland Adventure

We’re close to finishing our time in Scotland, the second portion of our 20-day adventure in Great Britain and Ireland, a trip we’ve always hoped and […]
May 25, 2024

May 25, 1944 — Phil and his men continue toward Rome

The 30th Infantry had no time to rest and lick its wounds. Phil and his men pressed their advantage and continued to move toward Rome.[1]
February 20, 2012

CDC study finds no explanation for mysterious skin disease

USA Today reports, “A half-million-dollar study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found no obvious medical explanation for a mysterious and controversial skin […]
January 8, 2018

“Morning Glory, Evening Grace” No Longer Posting Daily

Dear Readers, After many years of posting Morning Glory, Evening Grace, I’m going to have to pull the plug. It turns out that only about 15 […]
November 15, 2018

Coming Soon: “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” Restarting on New Year’s Eve

Dear Readers, After many years of posting my twice-a-day “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” devotionals, I took the year off. However, so many of you wrote and […]
December 1, 2018

Coming Soon: “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” Restarting on New Year’s Eve

Dear Readers, After many years of posting my twice-a-day “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” devotionals, I took the year off. However, so many of you wrote and […]
December 15, 2018

Coming Soon: “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” Restarting on New Year’s Eve

Dear Readers, After many years of posting my twice-a-day “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” devotionals, I took the year off. However, so many of you wrote and […]
December 30, 2018

TOMORROW: “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” Restarts

Dear Readers, After many years of posting my twice-a-day “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” devotionals, I took the year off. However, so many of you wrote and […]