Mad Jack Churchill

In a war that featured, for the first time in history, “modern” formidable weapons like grenades, mortars, machine guns, flamethrowers, and armored tanks, an eccentric young British soldier decided early on to buck this traditional convention and stick with the weapon with which he was most comfortable.  This soldier has become one of my favorite … Continue reading Mad Jack Churchill

That Pivotal Day 77 Years Ago

I was reminded this morning upon looking at the date that today, June 6, is a day that holds great meaning and tremendous sacrifice.  The U.S., Canadian, and British allied forces invaded the Nazi-held beaches in Normandy, France, on this day, 77 years ago in 1944. Over the years, I’ve had about twenty patients that … Continue reading That Pivotal Day 77 Years Ago