As you all know today marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Pete has penned a powerful short story in tribute to the Greatest Generation.


Seventy five years since the day that saw the beginning of the end of WW2 in Europe. There are many commemorations and celebrations of that fateful day.
I choose to mark the occasion by re-posting a fictional short story set during that day. Most of you will remember it, and many have liked or commented on the story previously. But to honour the day, and for the benefit of my new readers and followers, here is that story.

Over There

Clyde was only fifteen years old when the Japs bombed Pearl Harbour. He didn’t even know where Hawaii was, but he knew that he was mad at the Japs. Every man seemed to be joining up, right after. Clyde asked his Dad when he could go, but the old man told him, “Wait a while son, and it might all be over. Anyway, you’re too young now”.

Dad worked at…

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