The history behind the Purple Heart and the creation of the Purple Heart Day.

In the US Armed Forces, the Purple Heart is second only to the Medal of Honor in terms of recognition. Furthermore, it is the oldest military award in the United States- but where did it originate?

Earthquakes, sandstorms, and missing pieces of wood…it must be Easter.

https://anchor.fm/wannabehistorian/episodes/Earthquakes--sandstorms--and-missing-pieces-of-woodit-must-be-Easter-eu71b5 https://anchor.fm/wannabehistorian My typical way of identifying upcoming holidays was using the holiday display at the local grocery store. My cheat system has come to a halt since I have discovered Fred Meyer's grocery delivery system, and I haven't walked into a grocery store in months. I have not had cable in 6 years, so... Continue Reading →

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