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... As of October 22, 1944" . . . hmmmm . . . .now that's a coincidence . . . that's the very same day Uncle Robert died.
This is a map from Google Maps depicting the same area.
When I first pulled this Google Map up I thought . . . well . . . I know that he died on a road heading east out of Arlon . . . and I know that ...
... we can draw only the outline of what really happened. The details we can never see.
Here is what I know . . . or think I know.
On February 22, 1943 at the age of 18 Robert Lear enlisted in the Army.
He, together with many young men from Sangamon County in Illinois were assigned to the 553 AAA AW ...
... countryside, particularly the rue from Ver-sur-Mer to Ryes to Somervieu to Bayeux has no lights. As in NO lights. As in coal mine with no lights
And the cute, but not exactly illuminating , Lady Bug head light and flashing red tail beacon with which Francois outfitted me might have worked on a Schwinn Sting Ray back in the day, but weren't exactly up to the 20 km stealth ride I was on in backcountry Normandy.
No problem Rob. ...
... long and was dropped into a bag
for later consumption. Really too sad to see such small fish taken out.
The beach front has a very well laid out promenade with
various monuments, fountains and contemporary art works along its length. The
whole front is backed by holiday flats and hotels and I could imagine that
during summer holidays the place must really buzz.
From Oostende we set off once more for ...
How's that for an impressive title? The 'Centre of World Time' refers to the Meridian Line, Longitude 0 where we were on Sunday. Unfortunately we got there too late (ironic!) to stand astride the line with one foot in the east and one in the west, so had to take our photo through the closed gate. We would have been there sooner if Weatherspoon's at the Ledger Buildings at Canary Wharf hadn't taken almost ...