Follow Fred Jacobs with the Red Arrow division of WWII as I retrace his steps through the combat zones of the South Pacific.
Follow me as I trace Fred Jacobs steps through his experiences in World War II fighting for the Red Arrow division.
Fred Jacobs was awarded 3 purple hearts during his service of WWII. This blog series traces his steps through 5 years of combat with the Red Arrow Division.
Fred Jacobs was 17 when he enlisted in the Army for WWII. Follow me as I retrace his steps through the jungles of the Pacific front.
All families seem to have their own set of traditions. In mine it seems to be military service. I often joke that my ancestors showed up for every war because we don’t get along with anybody.
By act of the Continental Congress the United States Navy was created on October 13, 1775 in Philadelphia. It would be safe to assume that the place of creation for the United States Navy was Philadelphia in conjunction with the resolution which ordered the building of a naval fleet. That assumption could be correct. That assumption could also be incorrect. The answer is it depends… Even the U.S. Navy itself is unwilling to take a firm position on the topic. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania […]
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