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... of France (think D-Day beaches, chateaux and Mont St. Michel). I talk about these places all of the time in class, so to be able to share them in PERSON with the students is such a gift .. .can you tell that I am excited?
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... they neared the town of Spotsylvania Court House, at a place called Todds tavern. Grant sent cavalry ahead to secure the way, but they got held up here which gave Lee enough time to get to the area first..
Grant had 100,000, Lee had just 52,000, fighting troops and he was running low
Lee set his forces in an upturned U shape with a bulbous point called a salient, pointing toward the North. After some diversion attacks ...
... The wealth and excess that they lived in was beyond imagination. Yet there were small things that were oddly out of place, like the Emperor's bed. Maybe they hadn't kept the original (I do believe much of the furniture and interior objects were stolen or destroyed during WW I and WWII), but the bed they portrayed as the emperor's was a small, metal frame bed. Very simple and not at all ornate. It was stark contrast to everything else in the ...
... shoe near a pool of blood. As I saw these images I wept. I cried because we were safe. I cried because others died. I cried because of the innocence shattered. I cried for Morocco.
Tourism, which is Morocco’s second largest industry, will suffer for years. Many of the friends we made will no longer have the infusion of cash which comes from abroad. The suffering from the loss of tourism will be widespread and deep. The ...
... wheat field, but we see it from the perspective of the enemy.
One of the most impressive was the Vietnam Gallery. It had more recreated displays, even a realistic helicopter where we disembarked with the recreated sound and vibrations of the real thing. There was even a display of Chu Lai, where Dave was stationed. The art gallery included numerous works of art portraying the many strengths of Marines in action. It was definitely an OOH-Rah day ...
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