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July 4th

Thinking about the 4th of July…………..AFTER It is now several weeks since the 4th of July; the grills are once again cool, the fireworks have exploded and America’s celebration of her Birthday has come and gone. I thought about this because my Birthday is coming up in a few days and it caused me to think about what I saw and did on the 4th. My lovely bride and I braved the heat to attend the National Parade down Constitution Avenue. Having never attended previously, I did not know what to expect. But all along the march route were thousands of eager faces, young and old. Many waving American flags. … Continue reading

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July 4th

As we think back on the Independence Day Holiday…   One of the founding principles of the Americans in Wartime Museum is its vision to not only honor the brave men and women in uniform who served our country, but to demonstrate via the museum the sacrifices made by ALL Americans at various parts of our history.  Because during the War of Independence fought on our soil, civilians were in the line of fire.  The very first shots fired at Lexington and Concord were basically from civilians. And civilians were in the line of fire throughout our military operations.  But most importantly, the folks on the home front also made … Continue reading

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