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Lots of Images to click to have a little fun learning about the Deadeyes and the Greatest Generation

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This is our Deadeye "Musette Bag"

: a small knapsack; a similar bag with one shoulder strap — called a musette bag used in the US Army

 

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The Challenge Coin
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Do you have some of these?
Check out all we have packed in our musette bag - OVER 60 ITEMS!
     
Do YOU know the words to the Army song?

What is the Nickname of the 96th Infantry Division?

Who led the Tenth Army during WWII?

 

Hear and see the new Army words below.

 

Click HERE for the Words

Brigadier General Claudius Easley

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Marjorie Main
Bob Hope

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Why was Marjorie Main special to our Deadeyes?

Purple Heart
When is this awarded?

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"Thanks to America"

Click to learn about ribbons and medals the Army awards.

     
Double Diamond Insignias
Popeye
Deadeye Bookmark
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Print Your own Bookmark
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What does this double diamond insignia represent?

Shoulder Patch: Overlapping white (purity) and blue (courage) squares on khaki background
 
What is different about this double diamond insignia?

What do these three images have in common?

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operation iceberg
What is it called? Who wears it?
 
 
 
WWII Memorial
Have You Seen Kilroy?
Kilroy

An AudioVisual Tour of the WWII Memorial made by Peter Hasselbacher for other Vets.

Can YOU draw Kilroy?
WWII Posters
Blue Star Flag
Ernie Pyle
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When you see this flag in someone's window, what does it mean?

What do you remember about Ernie Pyle?

 
Click here to learn more about Camp White
Training for the Infantry

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Click Here for Larger Image Camp Blanding Postcard

Did you, or a buddy train at Swamp Adair?
     
Remembering Basic Training
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What is this symbol?
Have a Deadeye Beer
Bugle Calls
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What weapons are these?
Remember - You Must be 21... or older!
  
  

Queen of Battle

Roosevelt's Day of Infamy Speech

Deadeye Glossary

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What does the Chess Queen have to do with the Infantry?

Bugle calls and much more may be found in the Deadeye Glossary

Who are the Ghostriders?
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Company Deadeye
Military Time
What is Hoo-Ah?

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This drawing was found in a book of stories and drawings by Deadeye S/Sgt. Fitzgerald S. Cookson.

Can you tell time by the 24 hour clock?

Did Soldiers of WWII use this term also?

 
The Official Song of the US Army, another version worthy of viewing!
     
Animated Flags to Download
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USA Flag
US Army Flag Blue
US Army Flag White
96th Infantry Deadeyes
Simply Download and insert as an image
 
 
"I Shall return . . ."   "Carrying General Easley"
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Who said this and to where was he returning?

Learn more about what is available on RemembertheDeadeyes.com
from "WWII as I Remember It" courtesy of Deadeye Wylie M Nielson (Click for link)
   
Infantry Parking
Who Sang this Song?
Rosy

The Phonemic Alphabetr

Can YOU finish this?

Able...    Baker...    Charlie...

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Click to Read about the Factory Working American Women during WWII.

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You can Click the Picture to go to this site and put your own Rosy into this poster - just for fun!

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Click Soundbar First and then the Photo

 
   

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"Go tell it to the Chaplain"
"The Silence"
The Mimeograph Machine

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Chaplain Cards

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To Print your Own Click Here

Click image to Hear Melissa Venema, a thirteen-year-old, play an earlier version of "Taps"

Learn about this old work horse invented by Thomas Edison

     

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William R Hill Webpage

Link to You Tube school presentation suitable for classroom presentations on WWII for students Middle School and above.

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Also known as the Jelly Sandwich presentation. 

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Leyte Chow
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This drawing is from the Deadeye Dispatch. Do you know who drew this sketch? Click to email.
 

 

Victory in Japan Day
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Radio Broadcast from NYC
V-J Day - August 14, 1945
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V-J Day in Times Square This photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt, was published in Life magazine, August 27, 1945

Who was This?
George Baker

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What did she have to do with the war in the Pacific?

 
Mem-O-Maps
War Rations
The Cannon Stove
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Dogfaces

More Interesting than it Looks!

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Go to this page to Hear the Dogface Deadeye Song

These are Deadeye in this box

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Click to download these FREE Designs in PES

Military Inspired Toys

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This Okinawa GI Joe is one of many military inspired collectible toys.

Lego Enthusiasts have developed whole armies of custom mini figures from WWII

Interview a Deadeye!
The Lego WWII Movie
LIFE Magazine

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There is a fun prize when you email your interview to share!

Tiny Facists and Commies duke it out near Dubno, in Ukraine.

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Many WWII & Deadeye Items can be found on eBay Just by searching

 
OKINAWA the Movie    
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Pat O'brien stars in the WWII Movie    
 
Insignia, Decorations and Medals of the U. S ARMY
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For a Poster of Shoulder Insignias Click Here
 
The Jeep
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Deadeye Son-in-Law's Collection of Jeep Models.
 
See a well-loved Jeep Restoration by our Deadeye Herman Buffington, dec.
 
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Learn about the US Army Quartermaster War Dog Program
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Chips the War Dog

Try a WWII Quiz!
   
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"The Battle for Okinawa" by Colonel Hiromichi Yahara Rated: Difficult
   
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The last battle of WWII Rated: Tough

   
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Structure of WWII  Rated: Easy

 
 
Bob Hope and Shirley Ross
click to email
 
a Vietnam Extra
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Thanks for the Memory
 
 
 

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