Sgt. Joseph Holmes of Cumberland, Md., is heavily-bearded and battle-worn from days of fighting in the Bastogne, Belgium area. He is typical of the hard-fighting infantrymen from C Company, 320th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, 10 Jan., 1945
WAVES reading a news article about Victory over Japan (VJ) Day, August 1945 ~
Fresh reinforcements arriving on Omaha
Meet Caroline Norton. If you have gone through a divorce and had someone advocate for your rights, you have her to thank for it. In the mid 1800's Caroline was in a loveless marriage to a man who beat her savagely. On several occasions she was thrown out of her own home, and forbidden access to her children. In those days, married women were put into the same category as "lunatics, idiots, outlaws and children". Their rights were in the hands of others. Caroline petitioned...