Showing posts from September, 2015


Today, September 11, 2015, marks fourteen years since 9/11. The day terrorist high jacked four planes. Two of those crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, another crashed into the Pentagon. The destination of the fourth was the White House when some of the passengers overpowered the terrorists and it crashed in Pennsylvania.
May we never forget...

To read a story I wrote about 9/11 click here.
Where were you on that September day?  Leave a comment and let me know! Thanks for reading!  -Faith =)

September 2, 1945.

What does that date mean to you? 

Today, September 2, 2015, is the seventieth anniversary of the end of World War II. Though the Japanese had ceased fighting on August 15th, the official surrender didn't come until nearly a month later. It was signed aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan. 

     Signing of the surrender 

September 2nd and August 15 both may be known as V-J day, Victory in Japan. 

A young sailor celebrating 

Two sailors & a newspaper declaring peace in the world

 While researching WWII, and more specifically the end of the war, I came across this well-known photo and the many different stories behind it. I read that the nurse was the sailor's girlfriend. I read that everyone was so happy because the war was over, and the nurse was walking by when the sailor grabbed her and kissed her.  Amongst all the stories and possibilities, I found a book "The Kissing Sailor". It uncovers the secrets behind the picture and tells who these two are. …