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Intermission Stories (12)

Pacific Paratrooper

Veterans_Day-thanks

Today’s post will in no way be rewritten or condensed by me.  These are short tributes found in various locations to honor the men of three different wars.  Please click on each story to read, they took the time for you.  Thank you.

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WWII update story_____

WWII pilot WWII pilot

Story from the AARP bulletin.

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Korean War update ______

Distinguished Service Cross recipient Distinguished Service Cross recipient

From Home of the Heroes.com ( complete citation lists are available at this site).

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A famous Vietnam story ______

Cmdr. Jeremiah Denton, Jr. Cmdr. Jeremiah Denton, Jr.

This story was taken from the The Week magazine obituaries.

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Farewell Salutes – 

Stanley Brundage – Newark, NJ & W.Palm Bch., FL; US Army, WWII< cryptologist

Thomas Coules – Hartland, WI; US Air Force, Lt., Korea

National Army (AK) Medallion, &quot;Ryngraf&quot; National Army (AK) Medallion, “Ryngraf”

Charles Hazen (98) – Annadale, VA; US Army, Colonel (Ret.)

Leonard Jagla – Glenview, IL; US Army, WWII

Christina Kloss…

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Timeless

Poesy plus Polemics

&quot;Timeless&quot; Painting by Brigit Byron Coons From fineartamerica.com “Timeless”
Painting by Brigit Byron Coons
From fineartamerica.com

some love is timeless
sits beside you
when all the world’s
gone to the dance

some love is timeless
prays in your stead
when the pain
consumes faith

some love is timeless
holds your hand
when the nights
convey terror

some love is timeless
acts selflessly
tending your frailties
minding your pride

some love is timeless
uproots itself
more than content
to follow your dreams

this love is timeless
undeserved
it outlives
this faltering life

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Fast Track to Success

The Amazing Travels

Japan’s economic recovery after WWII was brought about by several factors, like its close relationship with United States, its industrial strength and the attitude of collectivism among its people, companies and government. The Japanese government gave its total support to the business community. Unlike other countries whose business entities had to sell stocks and bonds to raise capital to finance their expansion, Japan’s government-owned bank loaned money to Japanese business establishments to hasten technology development.  Japan’s gross national product grew at a fast rate of 10% after the war till the 1960’s, surpassing West Germany, whose GNP grew by 6 percent annually, the fastest growing economy in Europe at that time.

Japan’s modernizationcame in early, starting from the Meiji government which had a vision to turn Japan into an industrial state… and moved quickly, as it readily started to build the infrastructures necessary to strengthen its economic…

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