Johan Van Hulst, Teacher Who Saved Numerous Jewish Children During the Holocaust, Dies. He Was 107

From Legacy: Johan van Hulst, a Dutch principal who saved the lives of hundreds of children during the Holocaust, died March 22, 2018, at the age of 107, according to multiple news sources. Van Hulst was the director of a Protestant religious seminary during World War II that bordered a day care that was being […]

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R.I.P. David Patterson

From Daily Kos: “Our nation is forever indebted to these WWII heroes,” said Sen. John McCain in a Tweet on Monday. David Patterson, one of the last living U.S. Marines Navajo code talkers from World War II who used the Navajo language to transmit secret tactical messages to outwit the Japanese passed away from pneumonia, […]

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A List of Things Donald Trump Has Done Before AND After His Election (So Far)

-This list is originally found at Forward Progressives written by Allen Clifton: -Mocked a man with disabilities. -Attacked the parents of a fallen American hero. -Belittled POWs and the war record of Sen. John McCain. -Lied about how much money he raised for veterans. -Called a former Miss Universe “disgusting” and fat, telling his Twitter […]

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R.I.P. Tuskegee Airman Calvin Spann

From Stars and Stripes: Calvin Jack Spann flew 26 combat missions as a Tuskegee Airman, including a marathon sortie from Italy to Berlin in 1945. After a civilian career in his native New Jersey, the groundbreaking black pilot moved to North Texas, where he often spoke to inspire younger generations. Spann, 90, died Sunday of […]

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