This Week in History: Siege of Ft. Erie, the Purple Heart, Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, August 3 On this day in 1945, the last survivors of USS Indianapolis are pulled from the Philippine Sea. They’d recently finished delivering the Little Boy atomic bomb to American bombers, but had […]

This Day in History: Roy P. Benavidez’s Medal of Honor

On this day in 1935, a hero is born! Roy P. Benavidez was the orphaned son of Texas sharecroppers. Surely no one expected him to one day receive the Medal of Honor? And yet this brave American did exactly that. The story of his heroic action sounds a bit like a scene from a Rambo […]