Just a special post this evening to render homage to my Father and Uncle — no matter their faults, quirks, or eccentricities.

When World War II presented our world with the fugly head of enslavement under fascism and nazism, Bernard Olcott joined the US Army, and his older brother Edward Olcott, the US Navy.

They heeded the call of patriotism and brought the fight to the doorstep of militarist Japan and Germany.

Today, because of their efforts and those of countless fighting men and women, Japan and Germany are free and civilized countries.

Thank you Dad and Uncle Ed, for your contribution as part of the US military against the purveyors of tyranny and slavery!

 

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5 comments

  1. Great Post. Some people did not stand idle, having some of my family in Europe jailed because they engaged into anti-fascist activities to almost starvation (6 feet tall man weighing 103 pounds), we the children and grand-children need to pay tribute and resist too!

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