1. The beauty of the letter’s opening paragraph literally took my breath away. This may have been a “form letter,” but there was a compassionate presence behind those words. Someone, either James Forrestal, or an anonymous aide serving under him, had the humanity to think about the hundreds of thousands of sailors who were going to have to adjust to civilian life

    — After WWII, A Letter Of Appreciation That Still Rings True

  2. WWII

    navy

    veteran

    war

    memorial