AUDIO ON: WWII in Their Own Words

AUDIO ON: WWII in Their Own Words

Those who live through pivotal world events rarely have the opportunity to share their firsthand experiences. Therefore, the history that’s passed down is sometimes limited. But in today’s audio program, you’ll hear the voices of eight veterans who each...
The Day Winston Churchill Met His Namesake

The Day Winston Churchill Met His Namesake

In the summer of 1941, legendary British Prime Minister Winston Churchill shook hands with my favorite Canadian veteran, Winston Churchill Parker. Then the two had a little chat. The impromptu encounter occurred at 10 Downing Street in London, headquarters of the...
Texas Airman, Age 99, Recalls V-E Day

Texas Airman, Age 99, Recalls V-E Day

Etched in Glenn Lacy’s memory is May 8, 1945. That’s the day World War II in Europe ended following Germany’s surrender. At the time, the 24-year-old native Texan was stationed at Lavenham Air Base in England with the U.S. Army Air Corps.  Glenn recalls a huge...