Category Archives: Women of WWII

The Trump’s Tsunami

Given our impression that The Donald is, among other traits, delusional, let’s toy with a slice of his delusions this way: he sees himself as being a “greatest of all time” Tsunami cascading him over Washington, crashing him directly (even … Continue reading

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My Flag, My Uniform, and Veterans Day

In the order of the title, I’m wondering about next year and whether the order of importance will be the same in 2017. This is my story. This is my wonderment. My worn, crusty standard sized flag bears 48 stars … Continue reading

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Three Great Reads by WWII Author/Humorist Peggy Lutz

Never Salute With A Broken Garter A collection of Peggy Lutz’s memories between the years of 1944 and 1946, primarily recounting life of a young woman doing her part for the War effort as a US Navy WAVE. Women Accepted … Continue reading

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WOMEN VETERANS AKA ‘THE INVISIBLES’

Have you female veterans ever sat with a group of guys who have served, and been so bored and ignored that you finally got up and left? Did any one of them ever turn to you and say, “Hey, what … Continue reading

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Band of Brothers honors women

Published: May 26, 2012 The News-Register staff McMinnville’s Band of Brothers, a monthly gathering of veterans, honored local servicewomen in May. Women have served in every war in which the U.S. has been involved in the 20th and 21st centuries, … Continue reading

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‘Hard lessons’

By Starla Pointer Of the News-Register When Peggy Lutz was growing up in Portland in the late 1920s and 1930s, she wasn’t smitten by airplanes like some of her classmates. She never dreamed she’d play a key role in aviation … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Women of WWII

By: Bell Braaten | November 11, 2011 Years ago, I was contacted by a listener who said his mother-in-law wrote a book about her service during WWII. Her book was titled, “It’s Hard to Salute With a Broken Garter” and … Continue reading

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Honor Flight of Oregon struggling for funding

A non-profit organization created to take World War II veterans to the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. is looking for major support to continue their mission.  “I can’t imagine having to go under for lack of support,” said … Continue reading

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Peggy Lutz Goes To Washington

The Honor Flight of Oregon joins Honor Flights all over the country as a non-profit, volunteer driven organization intended to give all interested WWII veterans a free trip from their home state to Washington DC, to tour the War Memorial … Continue reading

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