The Battle of Ortona

As I write this post, I am in the air between Montreal and Rome. As I travel, I am grateful to Peter and Jennifer Madsen of Oyama Zipline for staging yet another successful Wounded Warriors Day in their park. Thanks to them and the more than $5,500 raised, more kids of those veterans and first … Continue reading The Battle of Ortona

Deception in the Mediterranean

Following the defeat of the German Afrika Corps the leading Allied powers looked ahead to the invasion of occupied Europe and the final defeat of Nazi Germany. At the Casablanca Conference in January 1943, the decision was made that the move would be against Italy.  It was hoped that an Allied invasion of Italy would deliver three objectives:  First, to remove … Continue reading Deception in the Mediterranean