|06/04/17 - NNHS Newsletter - The Battle of Midway Plus 75 Years|
“Our citizens can now rejoice that a momentous victory is in the making.
- Admiral Chester
Nimitz, United States Pacific Fleet Admiral, June 1942
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
There must be some reason we've never had a Newsletter dedicated to this day before. At the moment, nothing really comes to mind...
BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QXB5vbajFk - Battle of Midway Theme Song, 1976
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Raoul Weinstein ('57) of GA AND Catherine Slusser Hudson ('64) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Brian Blakley (Cheyenne HS, NV - '04) of UT!
Happy Birthday this week to:
06 - Robert Hemintoller ('57) AND Bertha Smith Zacharias ('57) AND My Granddaughter, Eve Harty of CA;
07 - Fred Field (June '45) of CA ANDthe late Al Simms ('60) (deceased 08/11/16) AND Donnie Morris ('67) of VA;
10 - Sydney Dearing ('56) of TN AND the late Eileen Casey Sparkman (Ferguson HS - '68) (deceased 08/16/11);
11 - Joan Warren Smith ('63) AND Butch Corson ('63) of Northern VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|June 04, 1917 - The first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded: Laura E. Richards, Maude H. Elliott, and Florence Hall received the first Pulitzer for biography (for Julia Ward Howe). Jean Jules Jusserand received the first Pulitzer for history for his work With Americans of Past and Present Days. Herbert B. Swope received the first Pulitzer for journalism for his work for the New York World.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|June 04, 1939 -
MS St. Louis, a ship carrying 963
Jewish refugees, was denied permission to land in
after already being turned away from
Forced to return to
many of its passengers later died in
June 04, 1940 - The Dunkirk evacuation ended – British forces completed evacuation of 300,000 troops from Dunkirk in France.
June 04, 1942 - The Battle of Midway began. Japanese Admiral Chuichi Nagumo ordered a strike on Midway Island by much of the Imperial Japanese navy.
June 04, 1943 - A military coup in Argentina ousted Ramón Castillo.
THIS DAY IN 1967:
Sunday, June 04, 1967 -
72 people were killed when a
Canadair C-4 Argonaut
crashes at Stockport.
of the greatest weaknesses in most of us is our lack of faith in
ourselves. One of our common failings is to depreciate our tremendous
L. Tom Perry
Thanks so much, Susan!
From George Helliesen ('61) of VA - 06/03/15 - "Vets -- Mansions Videos":
Tribute to Our Military!!!
I wanted to get this out ASAP so it can be passed around. It is emotional to watch. But it is a very moving video.
This one is special.
Put aside the day's clutter, take a moment... Absolutely one of the best tributes to our military that I've ever seen
Simply awesome... After you click on the link, do not click on anything else. It will start playing by itself. Sound UP.! Full Screen.!
Thank you to all the vets.
Thank you so much, George!
From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 06/03/17:
EXACTLY! Thank you, Jean!
From Bobby Callis ('64) of WV - 06/03/16:
|WILD GIGGLES! Thanks, Bobby!|
“Those girls are sin twisters.”
- Attributed to the ReverendWilliam Archibald Spooner
(22 July 1844 – 29 Aug 1930)
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/30/17 - "Goodies (#4 in a Series of 20)":
|Thank you, Shari!|
BONUS CROCHET TUTORIAL:
|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wAmFSsJOJQ - Switching Color in the Middle of a Row|
BONUS SUMMER RECIPES:
|http://www.cooks.com/recipe/ew31w7es/midway-hot-dog-sauce.html - Midway Hot Dog Sauce|
The average age of people living in our military retirement community is
85. Recently, a neighbor turned 100, and a big birthday party was
thrown. Even his son turned up.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/23/17
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Composed by John Williams (b. 08 Feb 1932), 1976
Map of the Extent of Japanese Military Expansion in the Pacific, April 1942 courtesy of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Midway - 06/06/17 (sic)
Navy Swirl Divider Line clipart courtesy of http://www.clker.com/clipart-navy-swirl-and-line.html - 06/06/17 (sic)
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Cheyenne High School (NV) Desert Shields Logo courtesy of http://www.ccsd.net/schools/cheyenne/sports.htm - 02/05/08
clip art courtesy of
http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Bronze Star clip art courtesy of http://www.wpclipart.com/armed_services/ - 05/09/08
Air Force Seal clip
art courtesy of
http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
courtesy of Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 08/28/09
Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White
Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Animated Thumbs Up Smiley courtesy of
Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/19/06
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of
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